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Table 3 Proportion of correct responses to 50% or more of questions in each developmental domain as well as all domains (N = 1443).

From: Gauging knowledge of developmental milestones among Albertan adults: a cross-sectional survey

  Correct Answer Correct Responses 50% or More Correct
Developmental Domain or Milestone - n (%) n (%)
Physical Development - - (2+/4 correct) 909 (63.0)
   Reach for Objects 4-6 months 740 (51.3) -
   Crawl 6-12 months 801 (55.5) -
   Walk 12-18 months 673 (46.6) -
   Dress Themselves 24-36 months 517 (35.8) -
Cognitive Development - - (2+/3 correct) 217 (15.0)
   Engage in Pretend Play 12-18 months 162 (11.2) -
   Follow Simple Instructions 12-18 months 375 (26.0) -
   Begin Counting 24-36 months 564 (39.1) -
Social Development - - (3+/5 correct) 101 (7.0)
   Parallel Play 18-24 months 164 (11.4) -
   Share Toys 36-60 months 453 (31.4) -
   Play Alone for 1 hour 36-60 months 382 (26.5) -
   Have Best Friends 60-72 months 293 (20.3) -
   Show Empathy 60-72 months 73 (5.1) -
Emotional Development -   (3+/5 correct) 24 (1.7)
   Differential Cries 4-6 months 321 (22.2) -
   Bond with Caregiver 4-6 months 145 (10.0) -
   Recognize Others' Emotions 6-12 months 198 (13.7) -
   Exert Independence 12-18 months 194 (13.4) -
   Advocate for Fairness 60-72 months 79 (5.5) -
All Knowledge Domains - - (9+/17 correct) 23 (1.6)