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

 
      Mom does most of the work  
  48%   487  
      Dad does most of the work  
  5%   60  
      Mom and Dad share equally  
  16%   165  
      My child does most of the work  
  15%   155  
      Child and parents share equally  
  13%   132  
      Someone else does most of the work  
  1%   4  
      Other  
  1%   8  
 

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

Poll dates: January 7 - 14, 2001
Total Votes: 1,011

Once again, about half of our readers report that moms are primarily responsible for their child's diabetes care. Dads are primarily responsible in only 5% of families. This year we added a category showing parents and kids sharing responsibility, which 13% of families report.

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

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