Child Care Quality: Does It Matter and Does It Need to be Improved? (Full Report). Table 7

05/24/2000

  Positive Caregiving Rating† Language Stimulation‡
  Coefficient Change Coefficient Change
TABLE 7.
Regression Results and Simulated Change in Child Cognition and Language Skills

Simulation: Shift in Quality One Standard Deviation below the Mean to One Standard Deviation above the Mean
15 months (N=595)        
Bayley .39 -- 0.15* 4.79
CDI Vocab. Prod. 1.21* 6.97 0.46* 14.53
CDI Vocab Comprehen. 1.44* 8.30 0.32* 9.96
         
24 months (N=739)        
Bayley 0.78* 4.47 0.06* 3.91
CDI Vocab. Prod 0.64 -- 0.20* 12.03
CDI Vocab Comprehen. 1.21* 6.93 0.15* 9.24
         
36 months (N=856)        
Bracken 0.97* 6.39 0.08 --
Reynell Expressive Lanaguage 0.81* 5.30 0.12* 6.36
Reynell Verbal Comprehension 1.31* 8.62 0.06 --
Source: NICHD Early Child Care Research Network (in press-b).

Notes: Equations also include maternal ratings, income to needs, gender, HOME total score, maternal stimulation, average hours per week in childcare, number times in center care, number times in child care home.

† Reported for model which does not include language stimulation.

‡ Reported for model which includes positive caregiving rating.

* Statistically significant at 5% level

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