Types of childcare arrangements for 3-year-old children in Alaska

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Definitions: Percent of parents who report using types of childcare for their 3-year-old, among parents who have childcare arrangements on a routine or regular basis. 

On average, about 44% of parents report having childcare arrangements on a routine or regular basis for their 3-year-old child and 56% report having no routine childcare. Only those who reported having childcare arrangements on a routine basis were asked what type(s) of childcare they used for their 3-year-old.

Data Source: Alaska Childhood Understanding Behaviors Survey (CUBS), 2012-2021.  Alaska Division of Public Health's Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Unit.   http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/wcfh/Pages/mchepi/cubs/data.aspx
More data on this topic can be found using the Childhood Understanding Behaviors Survey Data Visualization Tool Version 1.5.2: Alaska Department of Health, Division of Public Health, Section of Women's, Children's, and Family Health; https://alaska-dph.shinyapps.io/CUBS/ accessed on: 2022-12-27.

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

Updated March 2023