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Types of childcare arrangements for 3-year-old children in Alaska

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Definition and Source



Percent of parents who report using types of childcare for their 3-year-old, among parents who have childcare arrangements on a routine or regular basis. 

On average, about 44% of parents report having childcare arrangements on a routine or regular basis for their 3-year-old child and 56% report having no routine childcare. Only those who reported having childcare arrangements on a routine basis were asked what type(s) of childcare they used for their 3-year-old.

Data Source

Alaska Childhood Understanding Behaviors Survey (CUBS), 2012–2021.  Alaska Division of Public Health's Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Unit.

 More data on this topic can be found using the Childhood Understanding Behaviors Survey Data Visualization Tool Version 1.5.2: Alaska Department of Health, Division of Public Health, Section of Women's, Children's, and Family Health; accessed on: 2022-12-27.


The percentages reported above have been produced by weighting the survey results so that estimates better represent the Alaska population.

Last Updated

March 2023