Growing Up With Media: Methodological details

  Growing Up With Media: Methodological Details  March 2013   This is the first in a series of 7 bulletins summarizing the methodology for and findings of the Growing up with Media (GuwM) Study. GuwM is a longitudinal survey of 1,586 youth aged 10-15 years at baseline. Data were collected initially between August - September, 2006, again between November, 2007 - January, 2008, and finally between August - November, 2008. The survey protocol was reviewed and approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Institutional Review Board (IRB). Introduction Youth violence is a significant public health issue that negatively affects individuals, families, and communities.1, 2 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, youth violence represents a wide … [Read more...]

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Growing Up With Media: Household Rules

Growing Up With Media: Parent and Youth Reported Household Rules Characteristics December 2011   This is the second in a series of 7 bulletins summarizing the methodology for and findings of the Growing up with Media (GuwM) Study.  GuwM is a longitudinal survey of 1,586 youth aged 10-15 years at baseline.  Data were collected initially between August - September, 2006, again between November, 2007 - January, 2008, and finally between August - November, 2008.  The survey protocol was reviewed and approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Institutional Review Board (IRB). What is Growing up with Media? GuwM is a longitudinal online survey of a national sample of 1,586 young people, ages 10 to 15 years at Wave 1. Because exposures and experiences online … [Read more...]

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Growing Up With Media: Exposure to violent material

Growing Up With Media: Exposure to Violence and Sex in Media  January 2012 Researchers, public policy officials, and the general public as a whole have long been concerned about the consequences of youths’ exposure to violence and sex in the media. Recent studies have documented the explosion of different types of media available to youth 1, 2 and the widespread presence of violence in these media outlets.3 This is the third in a series of 6 bulletins summarizing the methodology for and findings of the Growing up with Media (GuwM) Study.  GuwM is a longitudinal survey of 1,586 youth aged 10-15 years at baseline.  Data were collected initially between August - September, 2006, again between November, 2007 - January, 2008, and finally between August - November, 2008.  The survey protocol … [Read more...]

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Growing Up With Media: Media use patterns

Growing Up With Media: Media Use Patterns January 2012 Today’s youth are growing up in a media-rich environment.  Use ranges from the more passive (watching television, listening to music) to the more interactive (video games, the Internet, and text messaging).  The Growing up with Media Study confirms that today’s youth are using a wide range of media technologies, with usage patterns remaining fairly stable over the three year observation period, 2006-2008. This is the fourth in a series of 6 bulletins summarizing the methodology for and findings from the Growing up with Media (GuwM) Study.  GuwM is a longitudinal survey of 1,586 youth aged 10-15 years at baseline.  Data were collected initially between August - September, 2006, again between November, 2007 - January, 2008, and … [Read more...]

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Growing Up With Media: Mental health and psychosocial indicators

  Growing Up With Media: Mental Health and Psychosocial Indicators April 2013   Researchers, public policy officials, and the general public as a whole have long been concerned about the consequences of youth’s exposure to violence and sex in the media. Recent studies have documented the explosion of different types of media available to youth 1, 2 and the widespread presence of violence in these media outlets.3 This is the fifth in a series of 6 bulletins summarizing the methodology for and findings from the Growing up with Media (GuwM) Study.  GuwM is a longitudinal survey of 1,586 youth aged 10-15 years at baseline.  Data were collected initially between August - September, 2006, again between November, 2007 - January, 2008, and finally between August - November, … [Read more...]

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