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  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 6: ACCESS TO FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR CHILD CARE BY
EMPLOYED PARENTS WITH CHILDREN UNDER SIX

Employee Group: All Parents (n=522)
Financial Assistance: 12%
No Financial Assistance: 88%
Significance (df,test):

Employee Group: Work status
Financial Assistance:
No Financial Assistance:
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, P X2)

Employee Group: Full time (n=450)
Financial Assistance: 13%
No Financial Assistance: 87%
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, P X2)

Employee Group: Part time (n=69)
Financial Assistance: 4
No Financial Assistance: 96
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, P X2)

Employee Group: US employees
Financial Assistance:
No Financial Assistance:
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, P X2)

Employee Group: Fewer than 50 (n=163)
Financial Assistance: 4
No Financial Assistance: 96
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, P X2)

Employee Group: 50-999 (n=147)
Financial Assistance: 9.5
No Financial Assistance: 90.5
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, P X2)

Employee Group: 1000 or more (n=200)
Financial Assistance: 19.5
No Financial Assistance: 80.5
Significance (df,test): *** (df=1, P X2)

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

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EMPLOYED PARENTS WITH CHILDREN UNDER SIX