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Fathers as Child Care Providers of Children 0-14, by Selected Characteristics: 1991

(All fathers--employed and not working)

(Numbers in thousands)
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|                                     |      |     All     |     All     |   Primary   |   Primary   |  Secondary  |  Secondary  |
|                                     |      |-------------+-------------+-------------+-------------+-------------+-------------|
|                                     |      |  No  |Provi-|  No  |Provi-|  No  | Prim |  No  | Prim |  No  | Sec  |  No  | Sec  |
|                                     | ALL  | prov | der  | prov | der  | prov | prov | prov | prov | prov | prov | prov | prov |
|                                     |------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|                                     | Num  | Num  | Num  |  %   |  %   | Num  | Num  |  %   |  %   | Num  | Num  |  %   |  %   |
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|ALL                                  | 14620| 11289|  3331|  77.2|  22.8| 12588|  2032|  86.1|  13.9| 13224|  1396|  90.5|   9.5|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|FATHER's OCCUPATION                  |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|-------------------------------------|      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|Manager/Professional                 |  3974|  3316|   658|  83.4|  16.6|  3602|   372|  90.6|   9.4|  3682|   292|  92.7|   7.3|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|Tech-Sales                           |  2627|  2116|   510|  80.6|  19.4|  2305|   321|  87.8|  12.2|  2438|   189|  92.8|   7.2|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|Service                              |   945|   674|   272|  71.3|  28.7|   745|   200|  78.8|  21.2|   861|    84|  91.1|   8.9|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|Other                                |  5961|  4653|  1308|  78.1|  21.9|  5169|   792|  86.7|  13.3|  5410|   551|  90.8|   9.2|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|No work last month                   |  1113|   530|   583|  47.6|  52.4|   767|   346|  68.9|  31.1|   833|   279|  74.9|  25.1|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|FAMILY's MONTHLY INCOME              |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|-------------------------------------|      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|<$1500                               |   929|   582|   347|  62.7|  37.3|   720|   209|  77.5|  22.5|   771|   158|  83.0|  17.0|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|$1500-2999                           |  4117|  2873|  1244|  69.8|  30.2|  3288|   829|  79.9|  20.1|  3663|   454|  89.0|  11.0|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|$3000-4499                           |  4483|  3451|  1032|  77.0|  23.0|  3842|   641|  85.7|  14.3|  4068|   415|  90.7|   9.3|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|$4500+                               |  5049|  4348|   701|  86.1|  13.9|  4704|   345|  93.2|   6.8|  4680|   369|  92.7|   7.3|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|No income                            |    42|    34|     7|  82.9|  17.1|    34|     7|  82.9|  17.1|    42|     .| 100.0|     .|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|FATHER's MONTHLY INCOME              |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|-------------------------------------|      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|< $1500                              |  3782|  2528|  1254|  66.8|  33.2|  2966|   816|  78.4|  21.6|  3276|   506|  86.6|  13.4|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|$1500-2999                           |  6045|  4661|  1384|  77.1|  22.9|  5222|   822|  86.4|  13.6|  5463|   582|  90.4|   9.6|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|$3000-4499                           |  2802|  2362|   440|  84.3|  15.7|  2520|   282|  89.9|  10.1|  2644|   158|  94.4|   5.6|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|$4500                                |  1692|  1555|   137|  91.9|   8.1|  1624|    68|  96.0|   4.0|  1615|    78|  95.4|   4.6|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|No income                            |   298|   182|   116|  61.1|  38.9|   255|    43|  85.4|  14.6|   226|    73|  75.7|  24.3|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|POVERTY STATUS                       |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|-------------------------------------|      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|Below poverty                        |   599|   397|   203|  66.2|  33.8|   468|   132|  78.0|  22.0|   515|    85|  85.8|  14.2|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|Above poverty                        | 13979| 10858|  3121|  77.7|  22.3| 12085|  1893|  86.5|  13.5| 12668|  1311|  90.6|   9.4|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|No income                            |    42|    34|     7|  82.9|  17.1|    34|     7|  82.9|  17.1|    42|     .| 100.0|     .|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|FATHER's AGE                         |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|-------------------------------------|      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|Less than 25                         |   455|   320|   135|  70.3|  29.7|   367|    88|  80.6|  19.4|   408|    47|  89.7|  10.3|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|25-34                                |  5001|  3646|  1355|  72.9|  27.1|  4127|   874|  82.5|  17.5|  4484|   517|  89.7|  10.3|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|35+                                  |  9163|  7323|  1841|  79.9|  20.1|  8094|  1070|  88.3|  11.7|  8332|   831|  90.9|   9.1|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|NUMBER OF CHILDREN UNDER 5           |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|-------------------------------------|      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|1                                    |   555|  5267|  1288|  80.4|  19.6|  5865|   690|  89.5|  10.5|  5957|   598|  90.9|   9.1|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|2                                    |  5669|  4374|  1295|  77.2|  22.8|  4840|   829|  85.4|  14.6|  5146|   524|  90.8|   9.2|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|3                                    |  2396|  1648|   748|  68.8|  31.2|  1882|   513|  78.6|  21.4|  2122|   274|  88.6|  11.4|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|FATHER's EDUCATION                   |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|-------------------------------------|      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|Less than high school                |  1557|  1079|   477|  69.3|  30.7|  1239|   318|  79.6|  20.4|  1376|   180|  88.4|  11.6|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|High school                          |  5519|  4276|  1243|  77.5|  22.5|  4777|   742|  86.6|  13.4|  4989|   530|  90.4|   9.6|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|College 1-3                          |  3158|  2340|   819|  74.1|  25.9|  2642|   516|  83.7|  16.3|  2826|   332|  89.5|  10.5|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|College 4+                            | 4386|  3594|   792|  81.9|  18.1|  3929|   457|  89.6|  10.4|  4033|   353|  91.9|   8.1|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|REGION                               |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|-------------------------------------|      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|Northeast                            |  2810|  2019|   792|  71.8|  28.2|  2304|   506|  82.0|  18.0|  2498|   313|  88.9|  11.1|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|Midwest                              |  4271|  3212|  1059|  75.2|  24.8|  3633|   638|  85.1|  14.9|  3837|   434|  89.8|  10.2|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|South                                |  4541|  3809|   732|  83.9|  16.1|  4077|   463|  89.8|  10.2|  4241|   300|  93.4|   6.6|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|West                                 |  2998|  2249|   749|  75.0|  25.0|  2573|   425|  85.8|  14.2|  2649|   349|  88.4|  11.6|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|DIVISION                             |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|-------------------------------------|      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|New England                          |   858|   570|   288|  66.4|  33.6|   676|   181|  78.9|  21.1|   732|   126|  85.3|  14.7|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|Middle Atlantic                      |  1952|  1449|   504|  74.2|  25.8|  1628|   325|  83.4|   16.|  1766|   186|  90.5|   9.5|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|East North Central                   |  2538|  1886|   652|  74.3|  25.7|  2150|   388|  84.7|  15.3|  2275|   264|  89.6|  10.4|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|West North Central                   |  1732|  1326|   406|  76.5|  23.5|  1483|   249|  85.6|  14.4|  1562|   170|  90.2|   9.8|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|South Atlantic                       |  2312|  1886|   426|  81.6|  18.4|  2024|   288|  87.5|  12.5|  2154|   158|  93.2|   6.8|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|East South Central                   |   743|   638|   105|  85.9|  14.1|   672|    71|  90.5|   9.5|   709|    34|  95.4|   4.6|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|West South Central                   |  1486|  1286|   201|  86.5|  13.5|  1381|   105|  92.9|   7.1|  1378|   108|  92.8|   7.2|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|Mountain                             |   675|   478|   197|  70.8|  29.2|   595|    80|  88.1|  11.9|   553|   121|  82.0|  18.0|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|Pacific                              |  2323|  1771|   552|  76.2|  23.8|  1978|   345|  85.2|  14.8|  2095|   228|   0.2|   9.8|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|METROPOLITAN                         |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|-------------------------------------|      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|Central city                         |  3374|  2482|   892|  73.6|  26.4|  2736|   638|  81.1|  18.9|  3095|   279|  91.7|   8.3|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|Suburb                               |  7553|  5966|  1587|  79.0|  21.0|  6658|   896|  88.1|  11.9|  6808|   745|  90.1|   9.9|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|Non-metropolitan                     |  3693|  2841|   852|  76.9|  23.1|  3194|   499|  86.5|  13.5|  3321|   372|  89.9|  10.1|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|RACE/ETHNICITY                       |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|-------------------------------------|      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|White                                | 11823|  9156|  2667|  77.4|  22.6| 10208|  1615|  86.3|  13.7| 10710|  1113|  90.6|   9.4|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|Black                                |  1096|   850|   247|  77.5|  22.5|   934|   162|  85.2|  14.8|   999|    97|  91.1|   8.9|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|Hispanic                             |  1035|   719|   316|  69.5|  30.5|   839|   196|  81.1|  18.9|   899|   136|  86.9|  13.1|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|Other                                |   665|   564|   101|  84.8|  15.2|   607|    59|  91.2|   8.8|   616|    49|  92.6|   7.4|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|FATHER's VETERAN STATUS              |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|-------------------------------------|      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|Veteran                              |  3711|  2895|   816|  78.0|  22.0|  3211|   500|  86.5|  13.5|  3378|   333|  91.0|   9.0|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|Not Veteran                          | 10909|  8394|  2515|  76.9|  23.1|  9376|  1533|  86.0|  14.0|  9846|  1063|  90.3|   9.7|
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Child Care |  Last Revised: October 04, 2011