One-third of parents with young children say they’re worried about losing jobs or facing pay cuts when they must watch their sick children at home, according to the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health by the University of Michigan.

Roughly two-thirds of respondents say their children couldn’t be admitted to their childcare services because of illnesses in the past year while nearly one-half of respondents report missing work in that same time period to care for sick kids.

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