TABLE 3–12 Percentage Distribution of First-Time Kindergartners by the Frequency with Which Parents Say They Exhibit Antisocial Behavior, by Child and Family Characteristics: Fall 1998

 

Argue with Others

Characteristic

Never/Sometimes

Often/Very Often

Total

67

33

Child’s Sex

Male

67

33

Female

68

32

Child’s Age at Entry

Born Jan.-Aug. 1992

68

32

Born Sep.-Dec. 1992

68

32

Born Jan.-Apr. 1993

68

32

Born May-Aug. 1993

67

33

Born Sep.-Dec. 1993

69

31

Mother’s Education

Less than high school

64

36

High school diploma or equivalent

65

35

Some college, including vocational/technical

69

31

Bachelor’s degree or higher

72

28

Family Type

Single mother

65

35

Single father

68

32

Two parent

69

31

Welfare Receipt

Utilized AFDC

64

36

Never utilized AFDC

68

32

Primary Language Spoken in Home

Non-English

73

27

English

67

33



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