Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar of Public Health and Education, ISPHE 2020, 22 July 2020, Universitas Negeri Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia

Research Article

Digital Media Habits among Parent of Preschool Child Aged 2-6 Years in Semarang City, Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.22-7-2020.2300319,
        author={Tandiyo  Rahayu and Widya Hary Cahyati and Lukman  Fauzi and Michael Yong Hwa Chia and Terence Buan Kiong Chua and Hendri  Hariyanto and Anisa Wahyu Hardini and Farida Nurjanati Hardanis},
        title={Digital Media Habits among Parent of Preschool Child Aged 2-6 Years in Semarang City, Indonesia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar of Public Health and Education, ISPHE 2020, 22 July 2020, Universitas Negeri Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ISPHE},
        year={2020},
        month={9},
        keywords={digital media habits parent preschool children},
        doi={10.4108/eai.22-7-2020.2300319}
    }
    
  • Tandiyo Rahayu
    Widya Hary Cahyati
    Lukman Fauzi
    Michael Yong Hwa Chia
    Terence Buan Kiong Chua
    Hendri Hariyanto
    Anisa Wahyu Hardini
    Farida Nurjanati Hardanis
    Year: 2020
    Digital Media Habits among Parent of Preschool Child Aged 2-6 Years in Semarang City, Indonesia
    ISPHE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.22-7-2020.2300319
Tandiyo Rahayu1,*, Widya Hary Cahyati1, Lukman Fauzi1, Michael Yong Hwa Chia2, Terence Buan Kiong Chua2, Hendri Hariyanto1, Anisa Wahyu Hardini1, Farida Nurjanati Hardanis1
  • 1: Universitas Negeri Semarang
  • 2: Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Jurong West, Singapore
*Contact email: tandiyorahayu@mail.unnes.ac.id

Abstract

Excessive daily use in digital media can increase screen addiction, obesity, sedentary behavior, metabolic disorders, poor sleep, and eyesight problems. The aim was to know digital media habits among parent of preschool child aged 2-6 years in Semarang City, Indonesia. It was a cross-sectional design. Collected data were analyzed with a descriptive approach. Most digital media at home were television (540) and mobile devices (e.g., smartphones, tablets) (537). Otherwise, video game devices (e.g., console and handheld gaming players, virtual reality headset) owned a few of them (50). Digital media use among parent of preschool child was more frequent on weekdays than weekends. The correlation of parents with digital media and interactions with children in the weekday was 49.91%, and at the weekend was 57.37%.