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Screen Time Use Among US Adolescents During the COVID-19 PandemicFindings From the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study

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Article Information

Accepted for Publication: August 30, 2021.

Published Online: November 1, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.4334

Corresponding Author: Jason M. Nagata, MD, MSc, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, 550 16th St, Fourth Floor, Box 0110, San Francisco, CA 94158 (jason.nagata@ucsf.edu)

Author Contributions: Dr Nagata and Ms Cortez had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.

Concept and design: Nagata, Cortez, Cattle, Ganson.

Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Nagata, Cortez, Ganson, Iyer, Bibbins-Domingo, Baker.

Drafting of the manuscript: Nagata, Cortez, Cattle, Iyer.

Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Nagata, Cortez, Ganson, Iyer, Bibbins-Domingo, Baker.

Statistical analysis: Nagata, Cortez.

Administrative, technical, or material support: Ganson.

Supervision: Nagata.

Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Baker reported receiving grants from the NIH during the conduct of the study.

Funding/Support: This study was supported in part by grant K08HL159350 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Dr Nagata). Dr Nagata was also funded by Career Development Award CDA34760281 from the American Heart Association.

Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The funding organizations had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.

Additional Information: The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study was supported by the National Institutes of Health and additional federal partners under award numbers U01DA041022, U01DA041025, U01DA041028, U01DA041048, U01DA041089, U01DA041093, U01DA041106, U01DA041117, U01DA041120, U01DA041134, U01DA041148, U01DA041156, U01DA041174, U24DA041123, and U24DA041147. A full list of supporters is available at https://abcdstudy.org/?s=nIH+collaborators. A listing of participating sites and a complete listing of the study investigators can be found at https://abcdstudy.org/principal-investigators.html. The ABCD consortium investigators designed and implemented the study and/or provided data but did not necessarily participate in the analysis or writing of this report.

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