CCIS Spotlight: Parents and Families

The COVID Community Impact Survey (CCIS) Parents and Families Spotlight highlights the experiences and inequities faced by parents and families during the pandemic.

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Summary of key findings

  • Massachusetts parents were 50% more likely than non-parents to worry about housing. 
  • Parents who were concerned about expenses or childcare were more likely to report poor mental health compared to parents who were not worried about expenses or childcare. 
  • These sub-groups of parents were more likely to report worrying about expenses, basic needs, and poor mental health: Non-binary, transgender, questioning their sexual orientation, queer, and bisexual/pansexual, people of color, parents under the age of 35, and parents of children and youth with special healthcare needs. 

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