National Child Care Survey
Detailed information for 1988
This survey provides valid comprehensive data on Canadian economic families' child care needs, use patterns and parental preferences and concerns.
Data release - March 29, 1993
This survey provides valid comprehensive data on Canadian economic families' child care needs, use patterns and parental preferences and concerns. As well, relationships among family, work and child care variables are examined. The survey collects data from a designated adult from randomly selected households concerning all children in the family.
- Child care
- Child development and behaviour
- Children and youth
Data sources and methodology
This is a sample survey with a cross-sectional design.
Sample from active and inactive Labour Force Survey (LFS) (SDDS ID 3701) sample; telephone or personal interview.
Province/age/sex adjustment using census projections.
Statistics Canada is prohibited by law from releasing any information it collects which could identify any person, business, or organization, unless consent has been given by the respondent or as permitted by the Statistics Act. Various confidentiality rules are applied to all data that are released or published to prevent the publication or disclosure of any information deemed confidential. If necessary, data are suppressed to prevent direct or residual disclosure of identifiable data.
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