Understanding How Latino Parents Make Decisions Regarding Their Infants and Toddlers Consumption of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Participation in Screen Time Activities

Investigator: Amy Beck, MD, MD. MPH
Sponsor: University of California Institute for Mexico and the U.S. (UC MEXUS)

Location(s): United States


To determine Latino parents' beliefs regarding the effects of television viewing on infants and toddlers. Methods: We conducted interviews with 26 Latino parents of infants and toddlers. We evaluated parents' beliefs about the health effects of television viewing, sources of information on this topic and facilitators and barriers to following the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) screen-time guidelines