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Table 3 Mediators of the association between parental education and total screen time among adolescents

From: Correlates of screen time and mediators of differences by parental education among adolescents

 c-pathc’-patha-pathb-pathab
Parental modeling  −0.22(−0.34, − 0.09)4.63 (3.10, 6.16)−1.10 (− 1.76,-0.34)
Self-efficacy to limit electronic games  0.69 (0.09, 1.30)−1.17 (− 1.53, − 0.80)− 0.81(− 1.69, − 1.39)
TV/movie streaming during dinner  − 0.37 (− 0.57, − 0.17)1.10 (0.08, 2.12)−0.41(− 0.97, − 0.01)
Access to screens  − 0.21 (− 0.35, − 0.07)1.93 (0.55, 3.32)−0.40(− 0.84, − 0.07)
Perceived opportunities for PA in neighborhood  0.22 (0.04, 0.40)−1.33 (− 2.41, − 0.24)−0.29(− 0.78, − 0.01)
−6.97 (−9.71, −4.22)−3.39 (−5.89, − 0.89)   
  1. Significant mediators shown
  2. All paths were adjusted for gender and age
  3. Ref. category: low parental education
  4. PA physical activity