|Primary type of care arrangement|
|No regular nonparental arrangement||Home-based care||Center-based care1||Multiple arrange- ments2|
|Relative care3||Non-relative care4||Total||Head Start||Other than Head Start|
|Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander||22.3||!||45.0||!||‡||19.9||!||5.0||!||14.9||!||‡|
|American Indian/Alaska Native||20.0||14.0||5.3||59.6||31.1||28.5||1.1||!|
|Two or more races||17.8||17.5||8.9||53.9||12.2||41.7||1.8||!|
|! Interpret data with caution.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 Care provided in places such as early learning centers, nursery schools, and preschools, including Head Start.
2 Children who spent an equal amount of time in each of two or more arrangements.
3 Care provided in the child's home or in another private home by a relative (excluding parents).
4 Care provided in the child's home or in another private home by a person unrelated to the child.
NOTE: Primary type of care arrangement is the type of nonparental care in which the child spent the most hours. Data are based on a representative sample of children born in 2001. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and suppression of cells that do not meet standards. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort, Longitudinal 9-month–Preschool Restricted-Use Data File.