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Table 8 Regression analysis for prediction of ADHD

From: Relation between exposure to different multimedia programs and presentation of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

  Univariable Multivariable
P OR 95% CI P OR 95% CI
Q1-The types of multimedia the child is exposed to
TV   R     R   
Tablet or mobile phone < 0.001*     0.001*    
Combined 0.002* 1.327 1.159 1.669 0.002* 0.146 0.042 0.506
Q3-Kinds of programs the child is exposed to
Children programs and cartoons, rhymes, and commercials   R     R   
Children programs and cartoons, rhymes, and commercials + electronic games 0.023* 3.775 1.206 11.822 0.018* 2.047 1.465 15.854
Children programs and cartoons, rhymes, and commercials + electronic games + movies and series 0.705 0.880 0.453 1.708 0.966 1.029 0.276 3.842
Q4-How many hours the child is exposed to multimedia per day?
Longer time of exposure to multimedia (> 6 h) 0.003* 2.000 1.265 3.163 0.008* 1.471 1.140 2.609
Q5-What the child is doing during using multimedia?
Imitating what he watches   R       
Playing and getting involved with family activities 0.068 1.778 0.958 3.299 0.972 0.991 0.599 1.638
Only watch 0.018* 1.923 1.116 3.313 0.685 1.234 0.447 3.411
Q6-Does someone set with the child during multimedia engagement? 0.005* 2.000 1.227 3.259 0.641 1.290 0.442 3.765
Q7-Does the child have a TV set, tablet, or mobile in his bedroom? 0.001* 3.111 1.626 5.953 0.699 1.242 0.414 3.722
Q8-Does the child try to imitate games or songs he watches? 0.002* 4.924 1.754 13.820 0.564 1.325 0.509 3.446
Q9-Does the child prefer using multimedia over playing with others? < 0.001* 3.686 1.760 9.310 0.693 1.212 0.467 3.141
Q10-Does the child insist on watching the same thing over and over? 0.008* 1.682 1.146 2.469 0.792 1.082 0.602 1.947
Q11-Does the parent have a hard time in disengaging the child? < 0.001* 2.834 1.981 16.734 < 0.001* 2.062 1.191 13.520
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval