Definition: Estimated percentage of adults with caregiving responsibilities for children ages 0-17 who in the previous month always or most of the time (a) felt nervous or stressed, or (b) felt difficulties piling up so high that they could not be overcome, by type of feeling and household income level (e.g., in Wave 3 (Jul. 8 – Jul. 27, 2021), 42.3% of California caregivers living in households with annual incomes below $30,000 had feelings of nervousness or stress in the previous month).
Data Source: Family Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Jul. 2021). Questionnaire: American Academy of Pediatrics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Prevent Child Abuse America & Tufts Medical Center; California oversample: Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health & California Essentials for Childhood Initiative (California Dept. of Public Health, Injury and Violence Prevention Branch & California Dept. of Social Services, Office of Child Abuse Prevention).
Footnote: These data are subject to both sampling and nonsampling error. The annotation [!] indicates that the margin of error for the estimate is between 5 and 10 percentage points.