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Who is primarily responsible for your child's diabetes care?

 
     

Mom does most of the work

 
 

52%

 

  348

 
     

Dad does most of the work

 
 

2%

 

  17

 
     

Mom and Dad share equally

 
 

15%

 

  105

 
     

My child does most of the work

 
 

15%

 

  101

 
     

Child and parents share equally

 
 

13%

 

  89

 
     

Someone else does most of the work

 
 

1%

 

  2

 
     

Other

 
 

1%

 

  2

 
 

Who is primarily responsible for your child's diabetes care?

Poll dates: June 8 - 15, 2003
Total Votes: 664

When it comes to caring for children with diabetes, our readers indicate that moms do most of the work in slightly over half of families. This data is consistent with the results of similar polls run in 2001 and 1999, the results of which are shown in the table below.

Answer     2003     2001     1999  
Mom does most of the work 52% 48% 49%
Dad does most of the work 2% 5% 5%
Mom and Dad share equally 15% 16% 23%
My child does most of the work 15% 15% 20%
Child and parents share equally 13% 13% n/a
Someone else does most of the work 1% 1% 1%
Other 1% 1% n/a

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