TABLE 3–15 Percentage of First-Time Kindergartners Whose Parents Reported Developmental Difficulty in Terms of Activity Level, Attention, Coordination, and Pronunciation of Words: Fall 1998

Characteristic

Activity level

Attention

Coordination

Articulation

Total

18

13

4

11

Child’s Sex

Male

20

18

5

14

Female

16

9

3

7

Child’s Age at Entry

Born Jan.-Aug. 1992

20

18

8

18

Born Sep.-Dec. 1992

19

13

4

10

Born Jan.-Apr. 1993

18

12

3

10

Born May-Aug. 1993

18

15

4

11

Born Sep.-Dec. 1993

17

14

4

11

Mother’s Education

Less than high school

24

17

4

14

High school diploma or equivalent

19

14

4

12

Some college, including vocational/technical

18

14

4

10

Bachelor’s degree or higher

14

10

5

8



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