Parents removing children's devices as punishment for bad behaviour in the UK in 2015

This online survey of parents in the United Kingdom (UK) shows the extent to which respondents agreed with the statement: "I stop my children from using devices (e.g. TVs, tablets, computers, smartphones) as a punishment for bad behaviour". A total of 59 percent of respondents reported that they stop their children from using devices as a punishement for bad behaviour, while a total of 32 percent reported that they did not.

To what extent do you agree with the following statement? "I stop my children from using devices (e.g. TVs, tablets, computers, smartphones) as a punishment for bad behaviour"

Distribution of respondents
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Source

Release date

2015

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

September 2, 2015 to September 6, 2015

Number of respondents

1,078 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

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