TABLE 1

Demographic Characteristics of Survey Respondents and Their Respective Child

Proportion of Sample, % (n = 316)
Parent/guardian age
    <30 y29
    30–39 y63
    ≥40 y8
Relationship to child
    Mother83
    Father16
    Other guardian1
Parent/guardian education
    High school graduate or less9
    Some college23
    College graduate or more67
Annual household income
    <$50 00028
    $50 000 to <$100 00042
    $100 000 or more30
Child age
    6–11 mo32
    12–16 mo33
    17–21 mo35
Child race/ethnicity
    White78
    Hispanic11
    Black5
    Other or refuseda6
Child insurance
    Private91
    Public8
    Uninsured2
  • Percentages do not add to exactly 100% because of rounding.

  • a Asian, 3%; Native American, 1%; other ethnicities, 1%; refused, 1%.