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The number of child care arrangements used by children under five: Variation across states

Resource Type: Reports & Papers
Author(s): Capizzano, Jeffrey; Adams, Gina;
Date Issued: 2000
Publisher(s): Urban Institute
Description: A study of the consistent weekly use of multiple child care arrangements by employed mothers of preschool children, examining variations by state, child age, and family income level, and analyzing combinations of child care types, based on data from the 1997 National Survey of America's Families (NSAF)
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Funder(s): Annie E. Casey Foundation ; W. K. Kellogg Foundation ; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ; Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation ; Ford Foundation ; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation ; Charles Stewart Mott Foundation ; David & Lucile Packard Foundation ; McKnight Foundation ; Commonwealth Fund ; Stuart Foundation ; Weingart Foundation ; Fund for New Jersey (Foundation) ; Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation ; Joyce Foundation ; Rockefeller Foundation
Source: (Series B, No. B-12). Washington, DC: Urban Institute. Retrieved from
Note: This resource is part of the Assessing the New Federalism project.
Topics: Parents & Families > Selection Of Child Care & Early Education Arrangements
Country: United States
Unit Of Analysis: Individual (child)
Universe: Preschool children under age five with employed mothers who have a nonparental child care arrangement, nationally and across 12 states.
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