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Table 4 Associations between hours of screen-entertainment (< 2 hours versus ≥ 2 hours (referent)) and SDQ scales: regression coefficients and 95% confidence intervals.

From: Associations between sport and screen-entertainment with mental health problems in 5-year-old children

  Emotionala Conductb Hyperactivityb Peerb Prosociala Totalb
Univariable Results
Boys -0.06
(-0.15, 0.02);
p = 0.16
-0.10
(-0.19, -0.01);
p = 0.03
-0.02
(-0.17, 0.13);
p = 0.81
-0.07
(-0.15, 0.02);
p = 0.14
-0.01
(-0.11, 0.10);
p = 0.92
-0.25
(-0.56, 0.06);
p = 0.12
Girls 0.05
(-0.03, 0.13);
p = 0.23
0.01
(-0.08, 0.09);
p = 0.83
-0.11
(-0.23, 0.02);
p = 0.11
-0.07
(-0.15, 0.01);
p = 0.08
-0.02
(-0.10, 0.07);
p = 0.73
-0.12
(-0.39, 0.15);
p = 0.40
Adjusted Results
Boys -0.03
(-0.10, 0.07);
p = 0.77
-0.01
(-0.10, 0.08);
p = 0.78
0.11
(-0.03, 0.26);
p = 0.12
-0.00
(-0.09, 0.09);
p = 0.94
-0.04
(-0.14, 0.06);
p = 0.45
0.08
(-0.22, 0.37);
p = 0.60
Girls 0.09
(0.01, 0.18);
p = 0.03
0.09
(0.01, 0.17);
p = 0.03
0.04
(-0.09, 0.16);
p = 0.55
-0.02
(-0.09, 0.06);
p = 0.68
-0.05
(-0.13, 0.03);
p = 0.21
0.19
(-0.05, 0.44);
p = 0.13
  1. Regression coefficients represent differences in SDQ scores compared with the reference group.
  2. a Adjusted for gender, maternal employment status, mother's highest academic qualification, maternal socio-economic status, household income.
  3. b Adjusted for gender, child's weight status, maternal employment status, mother's highest academic qualification, maternal socio-economic status, household income.