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U.S. Department of Labor Futurework
  Trends and Challenges for Work in the 21st Century
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Helping Families with Young Children
Navigate Work and Family Life *

by
Ellen Galinsky
James T. Bond
Families and Work Institute

TABLE 5: ACCESS TO CHILD CARE RESOURCE AND REFERRAL
BY EMPLOYED PARENTS WITH CHILDREN UNDER SIX

Employee Group: All Parents (n=522)
Access: 20%
No Access: 80%
Significance (df,test):

Employee Group: Family income
Access:
No Access:
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: Less than $28.7K (n=113)
Access: 16%
No Access: 84%
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: $28.7K-$71.5K (n=272)
Access: 18
No Access: 82
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: $71.6K or more (n=118)
Access: 26
No Access: 74
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: US employees
Access:
No Access:
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: Fewer than 50 (n=161)
Access: 11
No Access: 89
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: 50-999 (n=144)
Access: 8
No Access: 92
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Employee Group: 1000 or more (n=203)
Access: 35.5
No Access: 64.5
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, M-H X2)

Significance Levels: * p<.05;** p<.01; *** p<.001. Tests: P c2=Pearson c 2; M-H c 2=Mantel-Haenszel c 2.
Source: Families and Work Institute, 1997 National Study of the Changing Workforce

Return to TABLE 5: ACCESS TO CHILD CARE RESOURCE AND REFERRAL
BY EMPLOYED PARENTS WITH CHILDREN UNDER SIX