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ERIC Number: EJ833787
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Apr
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
ISSN: ISSN-1534-8431
Latinos' Use, Desire, and Type of Non-Parental Child Care Arrangements
Delgado, Enilda A.
Journal of Latinos and Education, v8 n2 p119-140 Apr 2009
Using the Early Childhood Program Participation Survey of the 2001 National Household Education Surveys Program, this study analyzes the use, desire, and type of non-parental care among Latinos in the United States. These nationally representative data indicate that when controlled for child and household characteristics, Latinos and non-Latino Whites do not differ in the use of care. However, among those parents who have exclusive care of their child, Latinos are significantly more likely to desire non-parental care if it is affordable and/or accessible. Latinos with non-parental care arrangements are significantly more likely to choose relative care compared to center-based care. (Contains 9 tables and 8 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A