Change Indicator

Family job change due to child care in Delaware

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Why This Indicator Matters

This indicator captures career changes due to supporting children that are likely because of issues with childcare including: having to give up a career, turn down a job offer, or significantly change line of work. Reasons a parent might have to accommodate their child over their job include inadequate child care access, quality, and/or affordability of care.
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Definition and Source



Respondent or anyone in the family had to quit a job, not take a job, or greatly change their job because of problems with child care for child ages birth to 5 in the past 12 months, two-year average

Data Source

Center for Child and Adolescent Health, National Survey of Children's Health

Last Updated

April 2024