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in all settings were summed for each of the 16 epochs and parameterized on an hours-per-week basis.
For each epoch, the child’s primary care arrangement was classified as center, child-care home, in-home care, grandparent care, or father care. The proportion of epochs in which the child received care in a center and the proportion of epochs in a child-care home were included as type of care predictors in analyses.
Quality was defined by the caregiver-child interaction and stimulation. Observational assessments were conducted during 2 half-day visits to the primary child-care arrangement at ages 6, 15, 24, and 36 months and one half day visit at 54 months
SLIDE 11: CHILD AND FAMILY COVARIATES COLLECTED IN INFANCY AND EARLY CHILDHHOD
Information about child race, ethnicity, and gender, maternal education, household structure, family income, maternal depressive symptoms, and observed parenting quality was collected in infancy and early childhood and was used as control variables.
SLIDE 12: MEASURES COLLECTED IN THE PRIMARY GRADES
Measures of family demographic and psychological characteristics also were obtained when children were in kindergarten and first, second, and third grades. These factors included household structure, family income, maternal depressive symptoms, and observed parenting quality. Children’s experiences in their first grade and third grade classrooms also were observed. These observations focused on the overall classroom organization as well as the specific study child and his or her classroom experiences.
Mothers were interviewed by telephone twice each year about the study children’s out-of-school care and total hours were determined.