Parenting concerns in the U.S. 2012

When it comes to raising your child, how concerned are you about the the following issues?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 2, 2013
Parenting concerns in the U.S. 2012 The statistic shows data on issues, parents were concerned about when it came to raising their children in the United States as of December 2012. During a survey it was found that 19 percent of responding parents of children aged eight or younger were very concerned about their child's verbal skills.
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When it comes to raising your child, how concerned are you about the the following issues?

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My child's...Very concernedSomewhat concernedNot too concernedNot at all concernedNot relevant for my child's age
Health and safety27%18%25%25%3%
Media use13%17%32%23%13%
Social and emotional skills21%18%25%31%5%
Literacy skills (reading and letters)20%12%22%30%14%
Math and science skills17%14%21%25%23%
Verbal skills (talking)19%10%23%43%5%
Child care experiences15%13%24%34%14%
Spirituality and religion14%11%26%33%14%
Extracurricular activities12%16%29%26%17%
Creativity and talent14%13%23%42%8%
Cultural awareness9%17%30%28%14%
Behavior21%17%28%28%4%
Performance in school20%12%19%25%23%
Fitness and nutrition19%21%24%29%6%
Sleep patterns13%17%26%40%3%
My child's...Very concernedSomewhat concernedNot too concernedNot at all concernedNot relevant for my child's age
Health and safety27%18%25%25%3%
Media use13%17%32%23%13%
Social and emotional skills21%18%25%31%5%
Literacy skills (reading and letters)20%12%22%30%14%
Math and science skills17%14%21%25%23%
Verbal skills (talking)19%10%23%43%5%
Child care experiences15%13%24%34%14%
Spirituality and religion14%11%26%33%14%
Extracurricular activities12%16%29%26%17%
Creativity and talent14%13%23%42%8%
Cultural awareness9%17%30%28%14%
Behavior21%17%28%28%4%
Performance in school20%12%19%25%23%
Fitness and nutrition19%21%24%29%6%
Sleep patterns13%17%26%40%3%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 2, 2013
The statistic shows data on issues, parents were concerned about when it came to raising their children in the United States as of December 2012. During a survey it was found that 19 percent of responding parents of children aged eight or younger were very concerned about their child's verbal skills.
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