TABLE 2

Demographic Characteristics by Carpooling Frequency

Carpooling Frequency
Frequently
N = 106Occasionally
N = 340Never
N = 235
Weighted %P
Parent Characteristics
 GenderWoman515555.90
Man494545
 Age, y<35504343.67
≥35505757
 Race/EthnicityWhite646265.72
Hispanic1068
African American679
Other202518
 EducationHigh school or less333643.48
Some college313427
College graduate363030
 Household income<$30 000222321.76
$30 000–$60 000203030
$60 000–100 000373235
>$100 000211514
 Family size1 child221825.38
2 children423944
≥3 children364331
 Parent seat belt useAlways uses seat belt929292.99
Does not always888
Child Characteristics
 GenderGirl354946.20
Boy655154
 Age, y492124.31
5141923
6242116
7241719
8292218
 Restraint useChild safety seat737776.79
Seat belt272324