National Study of Child Care for Low-Income Families: Patterns of child care use among low-income families: Draft

Author(s): United States. Administration for Children and Families;
Date Issued: 2001
Publisher(s): Abt Associates
Description: A study of families' decisions regarding employment and child care arrangements, examining variations by child's age, mother's race, and other family characteristics, and assessing the impact of child care subsidies and other state policies on families' choices
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Preparer(s): Burstein, Nancy; Layzer, Jean I.; Cahill, Kevin; Werner, Alan; McGarry, Nancy
Funder(s): United States. Administration for Children and Families
Source: Cambridge, MA: Abt Associates
Note: The Federal project officers are Richard Jakopic and Gilda Morelli. The Federal contractors are Abt Associates and Columbia University, National Center for Children in Poverty
Topics: Parents & Families > Selection Of Child Care & Early Education Arrangements

Parents & Families > Family Characteristics > Families & Work

Service Delivery > Child Care & Early Education Services
Country: United States
States: ALABAMA, CALIFORNIA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, LOUISIANA, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, NORTH CAROLINA, NEW JERSEY, NEW MEXICO, NEW YORK, OHIO, TENNESSEE, TEXAS, VIRGINIA, WASHINGTON
Unit Of Analysis: Family, Individual (child)
Universe: Households with children under 13 years of age and family income below 200% of the federal poverty level, in 25 communities (i.e., counties or groups of counties) that have a 1993 child poverty rates greater than 13.8%, across 17 states.
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