Childcare, Employment Disruptions During Pandemic Among Caregivers of Children With, Without Special Health Care Needs

JAMA Pediatrics

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About The Study: This survey study found that childcare-related employment disruption increased by approximately one-third during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and was higher among caregivers for children with special health care needs, low-income families, and children from racial and ethnic minority groups.

Authors: Caleb Easterly, B.A., of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2022.1766)

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