Characteristics of Home-Based Early Care and Education Providers: Initial Findings from the National Survey of Early Care and Education

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families,Office of Planning Research and Evaluation (OPRE), OPRE Report #2016-13, February 2016

From the abstract:
This report provides a nationally representative estimate of all home-based care to children ages birth through five years and not yet in kindergarten as of 2012, using data from the National Survey of Early Care and Education. Home-based providers discussed in the report include both paid and unpaid providers of care. The report describes the characteristics of the providers themselves and the care they provide