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United States. Food and Nutrition Service. Office of Analysis, Nutrition, and Evaluation, December, 2006
Reports & Papers
An analysis of improper payments made to family child care homes participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) as a result of having been assigned an incorrect tiering status, which is determined by a provider's low-income status or…
United States. Food and Nutrition Service. Office of Analysis, Nutrition, and Evaluation, December, 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of an analysis of improper payments made to family child care homes participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) as a result of having been assigned an incorrect tiering status, which is determined by a provider's low-…
Schwebel David C., Brezausek Carl M., Belsky Jay, March 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of the impact of quantity and quality of child care programs on young children's risk for unintentional injury using data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care
Pettigrew Iris, Kuchak JoAnn, Ghelfi Linda, March, 2006
Reports & Papers
A study of administrative cost reimbursement payment system for Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) sponsor organizations, which administer CACFP to participating family child care homes at the local level
Pettigrew Iris, Kuchak JoAnn, Ghelfi Linda, March, 2006
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of administrative cost reimbursement payment system for Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) sponsor organizations, which administer CACFP to participating family child care homes at the local level
Story Mary, Kaphingst Karen M., French Simone, 2006
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of regulations for child care centers in terms of nutrition and exercise standards, and the implications for future research and policies in this area
Coler Kate, 2005
Other
A presentation to the United States Senate?s Subcommittee on Education and Early Childhood Development by Kate Coler, a Deputy Under Secretary with the Department of Agriculture, on the general role of the federal government to provide education and…
Colbert Judith A., 2005
Reports & Papers
A multistate study of the relationship between child care licensing requirements and risks of care-related injuries to children, with recommendations for strengthening licensing rules in Washington State
Colbert Judith A., 2005
Executive Summary
A summary of a multistate study of the relationship between child care licensing requirements and risks of care-related injuries to children, with recommendations for strengthening licensing rules in Washington State
Moon Rachel Y., Sprague Bruce M., Patel Kantilal M., 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A retrospective study of all cases of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) occurring in one year, comparing the deaths that occurred in child care environments with the deaths that occurred during parental care
Alderton Tony, Campbell-Barr Verity, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A pilot study of levels of knowledge about quality food and nutrition practices among a sample of 41 providers of early care and education services for children birth to 4, in a variety of settings in Kent, England
Crepinsek Mary Kay, Burstein Nancy, June, 2004
Reports & Papers
Compared with children of nonworking mothers, children of full-time working mothers have lower overall HEI (Healthy Eating Index) scores, lower intake of iron and fiber, and higher intake of soda and fried potatoes, even after taking into account…
Crepinsek Mary Kay, Burstein Nancy, June, 2004
Executive Summary
The study objectives concerned differences in nutrition outcomes among children age 0 to 17 years whose mothers work full-time, part-time, and not at all, and the role the CACFP serves in meeting the nutrition needs of participating children,…
Crepinsek Mary Kay, Burstein Nancy, June, 2004
Reports & Papers
This section describes participating children's average consumption of food energy and nutrients over 24 hours, and the relative contribution of CACFP meals and snacks to total intakes. It begins with a description of the sample children and their…