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ERIC Number: EJ589175
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0197-6664
Profiles of Grandmothers Who Help Care for Their Grandchildren in the United States.
Baydar, Nazli; Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne
Family Relations, v47 n4 p385-93 Oct 1998
Examines the characteristics of grandmothers who help provide care for their grandchildren, using data from a nationally representative sample (N=2,095). Overall, 43% of grandmothers helped provide care for their grandchildren on a regular basis. Grandmothers' age, living arrangements, number of children, number of grandchildren, education, and health were associated with the likelihood of caregiving. (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Survey of Families and Households