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Table 2 Characteristics of the respondents (N = 202)

From: Parenting approaches and digital technology use of preschool age children in a Chinese community

Respondents’ characteristics N %
Relationship with child Mother 153 75.7
  Father 44 21.8
  Guardian 5 2.5
Age <21 0 0
  21-30 43 21.3
  31-40 113 55.9
  41-50 40 19.8
  >50 6 3.0
Education attainment Primary school 7 3.5
  Secondary school 124 61.4
  Diploma 29 14.4
  Degree 31 15.3
  Post-degree 11 5.4
Employment status Stay-at-home parent 97 48.0
  Full time employment 91 45.0
  Part time employment 13 6.4
  Job seeking 1 0.5
Type of work Professional 33 16.3
  Non-professional 42 20.8
  Skilled 21 10.4
  Non-skilled 4 2.0
  Others 4 2.0
  Not working 98 48.5
Family income per month <$10,000 33 16.3
  $10,000-$19,999 73 36.1
  $20,000-$29,999 29 14.4
  $30,000-$49,999 39 19.3
  >$50,000 28 13.9
Time spent on parent-child DT use <1 hr 130 64.4
  1-2 hrs 67 33.2
  3-4 hrs 4 2.0
  5-6 hrs 1 0.5