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This section will be completed when reviewed by an Expert Review Panel.

Availability:

Publicly available

Description:

This protocol uses two questions from the American Legacy Foundation’s Connecting Health and Technology Survey to assess the average amount of time spent using different types of media and viewing various social media sites.

Protocol:

1. On an average day, how much time do you spend …

If none (no hours or minutes), please enter 0 (zero).

  1. [NUMBER BOX; RANGE 0-24] _____ Hours [NUMBER BOX; RANGE 0-59] _____ Minutes

    On a TV set (such as watching live TV or TV, movies, or other video (such as Netflix) through Xbox, Roku, DVR, Smart TV; playing video games)

  2. [NUMBER BOX; RANGE 0-24] _____ Hours [NUMBER BOX; RANGE 0-59] _____ Minutes

    On a Desktop or Laptop Computer (such as spending time online, playing games, watching video)

  3. [NUMBER BOX; RANGE 0-24] _____ Hours [NUMBER BOX; RANGE 0-59] _____ Minutes

    On Your Smartphone or Tablet (such as spending time on apps, spending time online, playing games, watching video, etc.)

2. On an average day, how much time do you spend on any social media site (ex: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Snapchat)?

[ ] None

[ ] less than 1 hour

[ ] 1 hour to less than 3 hours

[ ] 3 hours to less than 6 hours

[ ] 6 hours or more

Personnel and Training Required

None

Equipment Needs

None

Requirements

Requirement CategoryRequired
Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individualNo
Major equipmentNo
Specialized requirements for biospecimen collectionNo
Specialized trainingNo

Mode of Administration

Self-administered

Life Stage:

Child, Adolescent, Adult

Specific Instructions:

None

Research Domain Information

Release Date:

June 24, 2015

Definition

Instrument used to assess general media use.

Purpose

The purpose of this measure is to assess a respondent’s average time using different types of media.

Selection Rationale

Having measures of media use can be an important covariate in analyses assessing anti-tobacco advertising exposure and other areas of research.

Language

English, Spanish

Standards

StandardNameIDSource
Common Data Elements (CDE)Person Media Use Assessment Text4885197CDE Browser

Process and Review

This section will be completed when reviewed by an Expert Review Panel.

Source

American Legacy Foundation. (2014). Connecting Health and Technology Survey. Items 510 and 520.

General References

None

Protocol ID:

750701

Variables:

Export Variables
Variable NameVariable IDVariable DescriptionVersiondbGaP Mapping
PX750701_Media_Use_Hours_On_TVPX750701010101On an average day, how many hours do you spend¿¿¿On a TV set (such as watching live TV or TV, movies, or other video (such as Netflix) through Xbox, Roku, DVR, Smart TV; playing video games)4Variable Mapping
PX750701_Media_Use_Minutes_On_TVPX750701010102On an average day, how many minutes do you spend¿¿¿On a TV set (such as watching live TV or TV, movies, or other video (such as Netflix) through Xbox, Roku, DVR, Smart TV; playing video games)4N/A
PX750701_Media_Use_Hours_On_ComputerPX750701010201On an average day, how many hours do you spend¿¿¿On a Desktop or Laptop Computer (such as spending time online, playing games, watching video)4Variable Mapping
PX750701_Media_Use_Minutes_On_ComputerPX750701010202On an average day, how many minutes do you spend¿¿¿On a Desktop or Laptop Computer (such as spending time online, playing games, watching video)4N/A
PX750701_Media_Use_Hours_On_MobilePX750701010301On an average day, how many hours do you spend¿¿¿On Your Smartphone or Tablet (such as spending time on apps, spending time online, playing games, watching video, etc.)4N/A
PX750701_Media_Use_Minutes_On_MobilePX750701010302On an average day, how many minutes do you spend¿¿¿On Your Smartphone or Tablet (such as spending time on apps, spending time online, playing games, watching video, etc.)4N/A
PX750701_Media_Use_Time_Social_MediaPX750701020000On an average day, how much time do you spend on any social media site (ex: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Snapchat)?4N/A