Patterns of Screen Time Among Rural Mexican-American Children on the New Mexico-Mexico Border
ORIGINAL RESEARCH — Volume 15 — September 13, 2018
Figure 1. Frequency of reasons for use of smartphones, desktops, or laptops by children on weekday in study households, according to level of use in the reference child, Chaparral and Columbus, New Mexico, 2016. Parents could indicate more than 1 reasons for use; thus, percentages do not sum to 100.
|Use||Level of Use|
|≥4 Hours per Day||<4 Hours per Day|
|Calls, text, Instant Message, Skype||50.0||40.6|
Figure 2. Frequency of use of types of electronic devices by children in study households, Chaparral and Columbus, New Mexico, 2016.
|Type of Device||Percentage|
|Tablet or iPad||54.0|
|Desktop or laptop||60.9|
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