Updated March 23 at 10:23am

Child care and work

The Providence Business News Executive Poll is a weekly survey of 70 business leaders throughout the state, representing small and large companies in a variety of industries.

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PBN Executive Poll

Child care and work


Do you have children who live at home?

• Yes – 46.9%

• No – 53.1%

Who is responsible for child care while you’re at work?

• Other/does not apply – 63.3%

• School, day care or nanny – 20.0%

• Spouse or partner – 16.7%

Do you ever find it difficult to balance work and family obligations?

• Sometimes – 58.1%

• More than I’d like to admit – 25.8%

• Rarely or never – 16.1%

How would you rate your company’s policy when it comes to the birth or adoption of a child?

• Very accommodating – 74.2%

• Average – 19.4%

• Lacking – 6.5%


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