Survey on Before and After School Care in Canada (SBASCC)

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Respondent information (SCR)

Respondent information (SCR) - Question identifier:SCR_Q01

Is there a child in this household who was born between January 1 and December 31, [year]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Respondent information (SCR) - Question identifier:SCR_Q02

What is this child's first name?

Long Answer Length = 80

Respondent information (AGE)

Respondent information (AGE) - Question identifier:AGE_R02

Please complete the following survey based on your child's before and after school care experiences in the past three months, not including any temporary situations due to provincial lockdowns or school closures.

Respondent information (AGE) - Question identifier:AGE_R01

This survey should be completed by a parent, guardian or person who is knowledgeable about [your child]'s before and after school care arrangements. The next few questions are about you.

Respondent information (AGE) - Question identifier:AGE_Q01A

What is your date of birth?
Year

Min = 1902; Max = 2022

Respondent information (AGE) - Question identifier:AGE_Q01B

What is your date of birth?
Month

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December

Respondent information (AGE) - Question identifier:AGE_Q01C

What is your date of birth?
Day

Min = 1; Max = 31

Respondent information (GDR)

Respondent information (GDR) - Question identifier:GDR_Q10

What is your gender?

  • 1: Male
  • 2: Female
  • 3: Or please specify

Respondent information (PMK2)

Respondent information (PMK2) - Question identifier:PMK2_Q05

Does [your child] live in your household?

  • 1: Yes, full-time
  • 2: Yes, part-time
  • 3: No

Respondent information (PMK3)

Respondent information (PMK3) - Question identifier:PMK3_Q05

What is your relationship to [your child]?

  • 1: Mother (e.g., birth mother, adoptive mother, foster mother or step mother)
  • 2: Father (e.g., birth father, adoptive father, foster father or step father)
  • 3: Other relative
  • 4: Other non-relative

Before and after school care arrangements among school-aged children (PMK)

Before and after school care arrangements among school-aged children (PMK) - Question identifier:PMK_Q35A

What is [your child]'s date of birth?
Year

Min = 1902; Max = 2022

Before and after school care arrangements among school-aged children (PMK) - Question identifier:PMK_Q35B

What is [your child]'s date of birth?
Month

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December

Before and after school care arrangements among school-aged children (PMK) - Question identifier:PMK_Q35C

What is [your child]'s date of birth?
Day

Min = 1; Max = 31

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR)

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q05

In a typical week, does [your child] attend school?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q10

How often does [your child] attend school?

  • 1: Full days every day
  • 2: Half days every day
  • 3: Full days alternate days
  • 4: Half days alternate days
  • 5: Some other combination

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q15

In what grade is [your child] currently enrolled?

  • 01: Junior kindergarten, pre-kindergarten, or pre-primary
  • 02: Kindergarten or Grade Primary
  • 03: Grade 1
  • 04: Grade 2
  • 05: Grade 3
  • 06: Grade 4
  • 07: Grade 5
  • 08: Grade 6
  • 09: Grade 7 or 1st year secondary school
  • 10: Grade 8 or 2nd year secondary school

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_R19

The following questions are about [your child] and their before and after school care arrangements.

Include:
- any care for children by someone other than the parent or guardian, both formal and informal, outside of school hours
- daycare facilities, in-home care by a relative or non-relative, before and after school programs.

Exclude occasional babysitting.

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q20

In the past three months, which of the following before and after school care arrangements did you usually use for [your child]?

  • 01: Program located in a school
  • 02: Program located in a community centre or library
  • 03: Program located in a daycare centre
  • 04: Care by a relative other than a parent or sibling (e.g., a grandparent)
  • 05: Care by a sibling
  • 06: Care by a non-relative in the child's home (e.g., a nanny)
  • 07: Family child care home (e.g., home-based daycare or home-based child care)
  • 08: Other before or after school care arrangement
  • 09: Did not use before or after school care

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q21

Program located in a school - How many hours per week?

Min = 0; Max = 999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q22

Program located in a community centre or library - How many hours per week?

Min = 0; Max = 999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q23

Program located in a daycare centre - How many hours per week?

Min = 0; Max = 999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q24

Care by a relative other than a parent or sibling - How many hours per week?

Min = 0; Max = 999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q25

Care by a sibling - How many hours per week?

Min = 0; Max = 999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q26

Care by a non-relative in the child's home - How many hours per week?

Min = 0; Max = 999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q27

Family child care home - How many hours per week?

Min = 0; Max = 999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q28

Other before or after school care arrangement - How many hours per week?

Min = 0; Max = 999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q40

Currently, which before and after school arrangement do you consider to be the main one for [your child]?

  • 01: Program located in a school
  • 02: Program located in a community centre or library
  • 03: Program located in a daycare centre
  • 04: Care by a relative other than a parent or sibling (e.g., a grandparent)
  • 05: Care by a sibling
  • 06: Care by a non-relative in the child's home (e.g., a nanny)
  • 07: Family child care home (e.g., home-based daycare or home-based child care)
  • 08: Other before and after school care arrangement

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q45

Is the main before and after school care arrangement for [your child] a program licensed by the government or an agency?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Don't know

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q50A

For [your child], how much do you usually pay for [this arrangement/these arrangements]?
Program located in a school - Frequency

  • 1: per hour
  • 2: per day
  • 3: per week
  • 4: per month

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q55A

Program located in a school - Dollar Amount

Min = 0; Max = 9999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q50B

For [your child], how much do you usually pay for [this arrangement/these arrangements]?
Program located in a community centre or library - Frequency

  • 1: per hour
  • 2: per day
  • 3: per week
  • 4: per month

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q55B

Program located in a community centre or library - Dollar Amount

Min = 0; Max = 9999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q50C

For [your child], how much do you usually pay for [this arrangement/these arrangements]?
Program located in a daycare centre - Frequency

  • 1: per hour
  • 2: per day
  • 3: per week
  • 4: per month

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q55C

Program located in a daycare centre - Dollar Amount

Min = 0; Max = 9999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q50D

For [your child], how much do you usually pay for [this arrangement/these arrangements]?
Care by a relative other than a parent or sibling - Frequency

  • 1: per hour
  • 2: per day
  • 3: per week
  • 4: per month

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q55D

Care by a relative other than a parent or sibling - Dollar Amount

Min = 0; Max = 9999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q50E

For [your child], how much do you usually pay for [this arrangement/these arrangements]?
Care by a sibling - Frequency

  • 1: per hour
  • 2: per day
  • 3: per week
  • 4: per month

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q55E

Care by a sibling - Dollar Amount

Min = 0; Max = 9999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q50F

For [your child], how much do you usually pay for [this arrangement/these arrangements]?
Care by a non-relative in the child's home - Frequency

  • 1: per hour
  • 2: per day
  • 3: per week
  • 4: per month

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q55F

Care by a non-relative in the child's home - Dollar Amount

Min = 0; Max = 9999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q50G

For [your child], how much do you usually pay for [this arrangement/these arrangements]?
Family child care home - Frequency

  • 1: per hour
  • 2: per day
  • 3: per week
  • 4: per month

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q55G

Family child care home - Dollar Amount

Min = 0; Max = 9999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q50H

For [your child], how much do you usually pay for [this arrangement/these arrangements]?
Other before and after school care arrangement - Frequency

  • 1: per hour
  • 2: per day
  • 3: per week
  • 4: per month

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q55H

Other before and after school care arrangement - Dollar Amount

Min = 0; Max = 9999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q60

Do you receive any financial assistance or subsidies for [your child]'s before and after school care expenses?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q65A

For [your child], how much financial assistance or subsidies did you receive for [this arrangement/these arrangements]?
Program located in a school - Frequency

  • 1: per hour
  • 2: per day
  • 3: per week
  • 4: per month

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q66A

Program located in a school - Dollar Amount

Min = 0; Max = 9999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q65B

For [your child], how much financial assistance or subsidies did you receive for [this arrangement/these arrangements]?
Program located in a community centre or library - Frequency

  • 1: per hour
  • 2: per day
  • 3: per week
  • 4: per month

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q66B

Program located in a community centre or library - Dollar Amount

Min = 0; Max = 9999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q65C

For [your child], how much financial assistance or subsidies did you receive for [this arrangement/these arrangements]?
Program located in a daycare centre - Frequency

  • 1: per hour
  • 2: per day
  • 3: per week
  • 4: per month

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q66C

Program located in a daycare centre - Dollar Amount

Min = 0; Max = 9999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q65D

For [your child], how much financial assistance or subsidies did you receive for [this arrangement/these arrangements]?
Care by a relative other than a parent or sibling - Frequency

  • 1: per hour
  • 2: per day
  • 3: per week
  • 4: per month

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q66D

Care by a relative other than a parent or sibling - Dollar Amount

Min = 0; Max = 9999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q65E

For [your child], how much financial assistance or subsidies did you receive for [this arrangement/these arrangements]?
Care by a sibling - Frequency

  • 1: per hour
  • 2: per day
  • 3: per week
  • 4: per month

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q66E

Care by a sibling - Dollar Amount

Min = 0; Max = 9999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q65F

For [your child], how much financial assistance or subsidies did you receive for [this arrangement/these arrangements]?
Care by a non-relative in the child's home - Frequency

  • 1: per hour
  • 2: per day
  • 3: per week
  • 4: per month

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q66F

Care by a non-relative in the child's home - Dollar Amount

Min = 0; Max = 9999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q65G

For [your child], how much financial assistance or subsidies did you receive for [this arrangement/these arrangements]?
Family child care home - Frequency

  • 1: per hour
  • 2: per day
  • 3: per week
  • 4: per month

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q66G

Family child care home - Dollar Amount

Min = 0; Max = 9999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q65H

For [your child], how much financial assistance or subsidies did you receive for [this arrangement/these arrangements]?
Other before and after school care arrangement - Frequency

  • 1: per hour
  • 2: per day
  • 3: per week
  • 4: per month

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q66H

Other before and after school care arrangement - Dollar Amount

Min = 0; Max = 9999

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q70A

Thinking of a typical week within the past three months, how many days did [your child] attend each arrangement?

Number of days per week
Program located in a school

  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: Less than one day per week

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q70B

Thinking of a typical week within the past three months, how many days did [your child] attend each arrangement?

Number of days per week
Program located in a community centre or library

  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: Less than one day per week

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q70C

Thinking of a typical week within the past three months, how many days did [your child] attend each arrangement?

Number of days per week
Program located in a daycare centre

  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: Less than one day per week

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q70D

Thinking of a typical week within the past three months, how many days did [your child] attend each arrangement?

Number of days per week
Care by a relative other than a parent or sibling

  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: Less than one day per week

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q70E

Thinking of a typical week within the past three months, how many days did [your child] attend each arrangement?

Number of days per week
Care by a sibling

  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: Less than one day per week

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q70F

Thinking of a typical week within the past three months, how many days did [your child] attend each arrangement?

Number of days per week
Care by a non-relative in the child's home

  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: Less than one day per week

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q70G

Thinking of a typical week within the past three months, how many days did [your child] attend each arrangement?

Number of days per week
Family child care home

  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: Less than one day per week

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q70H

Thinking of a typical week within the past three months, how many days did [your child] attend each arrangement?

Number of days per week
Other before and after school care arrangement

  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: Less than one day per week

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q75A

Indicate if [your child] attends [this arrangement/these arrangements] in the evenings or on the weekend during a typical week.
Program located in a school

  • 1: In the evening after 6 p.m.
  • 2: On the weekend
  • 3: Both evenings and weekends
  • 4: Neither evenings nor weekends

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q75B

Indicate if [your child] attends [this arrangement/these arrangements] in the evenings or on the weekend during a typical week.
Program located in a community centre or library

  • 1: In the evening after 6 p.m.
  • 2: On the weekend
  • 3: Both evenings and weekends
  • 4: Neither evenings nor weekends

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q75C

Indicate if [your child] attends [this arrangement/these arrangements] in the evenings or on the weekend during a typical week.
Program located in a daycare centre

  • 1: In the evening after 6 p.m.
  • 2: On the weekend
  • 3: Both evenings and weekends
  • 4: Neither evenings nor weekends

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q75D

Indicate if [your child] attends [this arrangement/these arrangements] in the evenings or on the weekend during a typical week.
Care by a relative other than a parent or sibling

  • 1: In the evening after 6 p.m.
  • 2: On the weekend
  • 3: Both evenings and weekends
  • 4: Neither evenings nor weekends

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q75E

Indicate if [your child] attends [this arrangement/these arrangements] in the evenings or on the weekend during a typical week.
Care by a sibling

  • 1: In the evening after 6 p.m.
  • 2: On the weekend
  • 3: Both evenings and weekends
  • 4: Neither evenings nor weekends

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q75F

Indicate if [your child] attends [this arrangement/these arrangements] in the evenings or on the weekend during a typical week.
Care by a non-relative in the child's home

  • 1: In the evening after 6 p.m.
  • 2: On the weekend
  • 3: Both evenings and weekends
  • 4: Neither evenings nor weekends

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q75G

Indicate if [your child] attends [this arrangement/these arrangements] in the evenings or on the weekend during a typical week.
Family child care home

  • 1: In the evening after 6 p.m.
  • 2: On the weekend
  • 3: Both evenings and weekends
  • 4: Neither evenings nor weekends

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q75H

Indicate if [your child] attends [this arrangement/these arrangements] in the evenings or on the weekend during a typical week.
Other before and after school care arrangement

  • 1: In the evening after 6 p.m.
  • 2: On the weekend
  • 3: Both evenings and weekends
  • 4: Neither evenings nor weekends

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q80

Thinking of a typical week within the past three months, does [your child] do any activities on weekdays outside of school hours that are not part of a before and after school care program?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q85

How many hours per week?

  • 1: Less than 5 hours per week
  • 2: 5 to less than 15 hours per week
  • 3: 15 to less than 30 hours per week
  • 4: 30 to less than 45 hours per week
  • 5: 45 hours or more per week

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q90

Does [your child]'s participation in these activities help to cover the hours when you need before and after school care for him/her?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q95

You previously indicated your main before and after school arrangement for [your child] is "[Program located in a school/Program located in a community centre or library/Program located in a daycare centre/Care by a relative other than a parent or sibling/Care by a sibling/Care by a non-relative in the child's home/Family child care home/Other before and after school care arrangement]". What are the main reasons you chose this type of care rather than another arrangement?

  • 01: Location ( e.g., close to work, school)
  • 02: Affordable cost
  • 03: Hours of operation
  • 04: Characteristics of individual providing care (e.g., credentials, trustworthy)
  • 05: Program characteristics (e.g., curriculum, cultural aspects, languages spoken)
  • 06: My other children have gone there
  • 07: To keep all children in the family in the same arrangement
  • 08: Recommendation or own research (e.g., internet research)
  • 09: Ability to meet child's special needs due to disability or chronic illness
  • 10: Health-related concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • 11: Only option available
  • 12: Other
  • 13: None of the above

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q100

For the current school year, did you look for a new or different non-parental before and after school care arrangement for [your child]?

  • 1: Yes, due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • 2: Yes, for other reasons
  • 3: No

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q105

Did you have difficulty finding a before or after school care arrangement for [your child]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q110

What difficulties did you have?

  • 01: Finding affordable child care
  • 02: Finding care available in your community
  • 03: Finding care that satisfied your health-related concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • 04: Finding a program licensed by the government or an agency
  • 05: Finding qualified care provider
  • 06: Finding the quality of care you require
  • 07: Finding care that meets your child's special needs due to disability or chronic illness
  • 08: Finding care that fits your work or study schedule
  • 09: Finding care that could accommodate more than one child in your family
  • 10: Finding programs that fit with your culture and/or language
  • 11: Other

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q115

Did the difficulty you had finding before and after school care result in any of the following?

  • 01: Postponing your return to work
  • 02: Deciding to work at home
  • 03: Working fewer hours than you would have otherwise
  • 04: Using multiple care arrangements or a temporary arrangement
  • 05: Deciding to split care with a spouse or partner or relative
  • 06: Postponing or discontinuing schooling or training
  • 07: Changing your work schedule
  • 08: Deciding to decline work (e.g., job offer, overtime)
  • 09: Having to use leave (e.g., vacation, sick leave)
  • 10: Other
  • 11: None of the above

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q120

If you had the choice, would you prefer to use a form of before and after school care for [your child] other than the one you are currently using?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q125

What type of before and after school care would you prefer to use for [your child]?

  • 01: Program located in a school
  • 02: Program located in a community centre or library
  • 03: Program located in a daycare centre
  • 04: Care by a relative other than a parent or sibling (e.g., a grandparent)
  • 05: Care by a sibling
  • 06: Care by a non-relative in the child's home (e.g., a nanny)
  • 07: Family child care home (e.g., home-based daycare or home-based child care)
  • 08: Care that provides appropriate cultural or language aspects
  • 09: Other before and after school care arrangement

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q130

Why are you not using your preferred form of before and after school care for [your child]?

  • 01: The cost is too high
  • 02: The services are too far
  • 03: No places available or on a waiting list
  • 04: Not available at the hours when care is needed
  • 05: Difficulty finding someone trustworthy
  • 06: Services not fitting child's needs
  • 07: No relatives in the area
  • 08: Cannot afford to stay home
  • 09: Concerns related to health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • 10: There are no programs that fit with your culture or language
  • 11: The type of care I would want is not available
  • 12: Other

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q135

What are the main reasons you don't use any before and after school care arrangements for [your child]?

  • 01: Child can stay home alone or with a sibling
  • 02: Shortage of places or on waiting list
  • 03: Could not find licensed child care
  • 04: Prefer to adjust work or study schedules to accommodate care needs
  • 05: The cost of before and after school care is too high
  • 06: Lack of transportation (i.e., unable to get child to care arrangement)
  • 07: Lack of flexibility of hours of operations
  • 08: Services not adapted to child's special needs due to disability or chronic illness
  • 09: There are no programs that fit with your culture or language
  • 10: Unemployed
  • 11: Health-related concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • 12: Maternity, paternity or parental leave
  • 13: Other

Before and after school care arrangements (ARR) - Question identifier:ARR_Q140

In a typical week within the past three months, what was your main activity?

  • 01: Working at a paid job or business
  • 02: Looking for paid work
  • 03: Going to school or training
  • 04: Maternity or paternity or parental leave
  • 05: Stay at home parent
  • 06: Volunteering
  • 07: Unable to work (e.g., because of illness or disability)
  • 08: Unable to work due to care responsibilities as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • 09: Unable to work due to care responsibilities for a child with a disability or chronic illness
  • 10: Other

Total household income (THI)

Total household income (THI) - Question identifier:THI_R01

Now a question about total household income.

Total household income (THI) - Question identifier:THI_Q01

What is your best estimate of your total household income received by all household members, from all sources, before taxes and deductions, during the year ending December 31, 2021?

Min = -99999999; Max = 99999999

Education (ED)

Education (ED) - Question identifier:ED_Q05

What is the highest certificate, diploma or degree that you have completed?

  • 1: Less than high school diploma or its equivalent
  • 2: High school diploma or a high school equivalency certificate
  • 3: Trades certificate or diploma
  • 4: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma (other than trades certificates or diplomas)
  • 5: University certificate or diploma below the bachelor's level
  • 6: Bachelor's degree (e.g., B.A., B.A. (Hons), B.Sc., B.Ed., LL.B.)
  • 7: University certificate, diploma or degree above the bachelor's level

Indigenous Identity (ABM)

Indigenous Identity (ABM) - Question identifier:ABM_Q01

Is [your child] First Nations, Métis or Inuk (Inuit)?

  • 1: No, not First Nations, Métis, or Inuk (Inuit)
  • 2: Yes, First Nations (North American Indian)
  • 3: Yes, Métis
  • 4: Yes, Inuk (Inuit)

Would you like to sign-up for future surveys? (UCE)

Would you like to sign-up for future surveys? (UCE) - Question identifier:UCE_R01

By participating in future surveys, you will be able to share your opinions and thoughts on a variety of issues that affect families with children and compare your ideas with those of other Canadians.

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Email address

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Would you like to sign-up for future surveys? (UCE) - Question identifier:UCE_Q05C

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Would you like to sign-up for future surveys? (UCE) - Question identifier:UCE_R10

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