TABLE 2.

Bivariate Analyses of Frequency of Reading

Every Day3–6 Times/Week1–2 Times/WeekNeverP Value*
Total children 4–35 mo52%27%15%6%
Child age<.0001
 4–9 mo42%28%21%9%
 10–18 mo49%27%16%8%
 19–35 mo58%26%13%3%
Child race/ethnicity<.0001
 White61%25%11%3%
 Black46%29%19%5%
 Hispanic, English42%34%18%6%
 Hispanic, Spanish15%30%30%25%
 Other50%27%17%6%
Maternal education<.0001
 Less than high school35%27%26%12%
 High school diploma48%30%17%6%
 More than high school63%25%9%3%
Household income<.0001
 <$17 50043%29%19%9%
 $17 500–45 00050%30%15%5%
 >$45 00064%20%13%3%
No. of adults in household<.0005
 149%27%19%5%
 256%25%14%5%
 ≥338%37%16%9%
Provider discussed reading<.0001
  Yes55%28%14%3%
  No47%26%17%10%
  • * P values associated with χ2 test of independence.