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.
October 1, 2009
C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health finds nearly 90% of public supports required H1N1 vaccination for health care workers in case of outbreak.
September 24, 2009
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health finds less than half of parents plan to have their children vaccinated against H1N1 flu, despite higher disease risk; Hispanic parents more likely to vaccinate.
September 8, 2009
C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health finds ¼ of parents of high schoolers give an A for school bullying and violence prevention programs.