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Types of child care arrangements for 3-year-old children in Alaska

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Types of child care arrangements for 3-year-old children

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Percent of mothers who report using types of child care for their 3-year-old, among mothers who have routine care arrangements. 

Between 2012 and 2019, about 44% of mothers reported having routine care arrangements for their 3-year-old child and 56% reported having no routine child care. Only those who had routine child care were asked what type(s) of child care they regularly used for their 3-year-old.

Data Source: Alaska Childhood Understanding Behaviors Survey (CUBS), 2012-2019.  Alaska Division of Public Health's Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Unit.

Footnotes: The percentages reported above have been produced by weighting the survey results so that estimates better represent the Alaska population. 

Updated January 2021