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

 
     

Mom does most of the work

 
 

54%

 

  330

 
     

Dad does most of the work

 
 

3%

 

  20

 
     

Mom and Dad share equally

 
 

13%

 

  84

 
     

My child does most of the work

 
 

13%

 

  81

 
     

Child and parents share equally

 
 

14%

 

  91

 
     

Someone else does most of the work

 
 

1%

 

  1

 
     

Other

 
 

1%

 

  3

 


Total votes: 610

 

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

Poll dates: May 8 - 15, 2005
Total Votes: 610

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 has remained the same since we first ran this poll in 1999.

Answer     2005     2003     2001     1999  
Mom does most of the work 54% 52% 48% 49%
Dad does most of the work 3% 2% 5% 5%
Mom and Dad share equally 13% 15% 16% 23%
My child does most of the work 13% 15% 15% 20%
Child and parents share equally 14% 13% 13% n/a
Someone else does most of the work 1% 1% 1% 1%
Other 1% 1% 1% n/a

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