Washington Post poll: How moms and dads see child care

Parents say child care is hard to find, expensive and sometimes conflicts with work, but mothers more so than fathers.

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Source: This Washington Post poll was conducted by telephone June 24-July 5, 2015, among a random sample of 1,636 adults. Interviews were conducted in English and Spanish on conventional and cellular phones. Overall results have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points; the error margin is 8.5 points among the samples of 206 mothers with children under 18 and 9 points among the sample of 185 fathers with children under 18. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by SSRS of Media, Pa. Full results and exact question wording and order is available at: www.wapo.st/pollarchive | The Washington Post August 6, 2015
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