July 19, 2010
Nearly all interested parents believe it may give them a chance to prevent disease; most uninterested parents believe it will cause worry, discrimination.
June 14, 2010
Despite available information, parents are little aware of concussion risks but support school policies to minimize them; most know other parents who would.
May 17, 2010
Less than 1 in 6 report availability of e-mail, Internet communications with kids’ health care providers; half say having e-access would be helpful.
April 15, 2010
Nearly 9 in 10 parents choose to discuss and reason with their misbehaving children, while 1 in 5 use spanking and 1 in 10 use paddling for discipline, the C.S.
March 17, 2010
Only 40% of kids at age 8 use booster seats; half of parents with kids age 4-8 say they don’t know state laws requiring seat use.
February 8, 2010
C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health finds two-thirds of parents worry about H1N1 vaccine safety; one-half worry about H1N1 illness.
January 26, 2010
C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health finds H1N1 immunization rates are more than twice the national average if health care providers.
January 20, 2010
One-third of parents give primary schools an "A;" less than 1/4 give secondary schools an "A".
December 14, 2009
More than half of parents set limits on cell phone use, while only one-third block images.
November 19, 2009
For girls, parents worry most about a loss of privacy and being vulnerable to sexual predators; for boys, parents are most concerned about access to pornographic material.