Child Care Use by Low-Income Families: Variations Across States

Research BriefEarly ChildhoodJun 1 2008

This Research Brief provides new estimates to show the variation across the 50 states in the use of nonparental child care, the types of child care used, and parents’ experiences with child care problems that interfere with their work schedules. The brief concludes with a discussion of possible reasons for these patterns across states.