TABLE 3–11 Percentage Distribution of First-Time Kindergartners by the Frequency with Which Teachers Say They Exhibit Antisocial Behavior, by Child and Family Characteristics: Fall 1998

 

Argue with Others

Characteristic

Never/Sometimes

Often/Very Often

Total

89

11

Child’s Sex

Male

87

13

Female

92

8

Child’s Age at Entry

Born Jan.-Aug. 1992

89

11

Born Sep.-Dec. 1992

89

11

Born Jan.-Apr. 1993

89

11

Born May-Aug. 1993

88

12

Born Sep.-Dec. 1993

89

11

Mother’s Education

Less than high school

87

13

High school diploma or equivalent

88

12

Some college, including vocational/technical

90

10

Bachelor’s degree or higher

91

9

Family Type

Single mother

85

15

Single father

82

18

Two parent

90

10

Welfare Receipt

Utilized AFDC

84

16

Never utilized AFDC

90

10

Primary Language Spoken in Home

Non-English

91

9

English

89

11



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