One In Three Hungarian Parents Leave TV On With Toddlers Around

  • 25 May 2018 3:40 PM
  • Hungary Matters
One In Three Hungarian Parents Leave TV On With Toddlers Around
Almost a third of parents said they kept the television on while their toddlers were around, according to a survey by Hungary’s media watchdog (NMHH).

The authority issued a statement on its report on the media usage patterns of children under the age of three. In the non-representative survey done between October and February, volunteers filled out more than a thousand online and paper-based questionnaires.

Fully 37.4% of respondents thought the ideal length of time children should spend watching TV was between half an hour and an hour.

Altogether 26.4% considered less than half an hour ideal, while 17.6% did not want their child to watch TV at all.

One-sixth thought 1-2 hours was okay, while almost 3% thought 2-3 hours was reasonable.

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