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Table 8 Proportion of parents that used resources for information about child development and their satisfaction with each resource (N = 685).

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

Resources Use
n (%)
Very Satisfied
n (%)
Doctor/Paediatrician 628 (91.9) 405 (64.8)
   Number of Developmental Specialists Seen M(SD) 0.44 (1.46) -
Books 449 (65.6) 227 (50.9)
Nurses 390 (57.1) 243 (62.6)
Phone Advice Services 359 (52.7) 232 (64.8)
Internet Websites 359 (52.5) 112 (31.5)
   Number of Hours Monthly M(SD) 6.75 (20.10) -
Community Health Centres 345 (50.7) 194 (56.4)
News Reports 319 (46.6) 56 (17.7)
Parenting Magazines 277 (40.5) 78 (28.4)
Childcare Providers 221 (32.3) 123 (55.9)
TV Shows 189 (27.6) 49 (25.9)
Religious Leaders/Groups 176 (25.7) 118 (67.0)
Resource Centres 100 (14.7) 63 (63.0)
Parenting Classes 87 (12.7) 52 (59.8)
Parenting Seminars 65 (9.5) 33 (50.8)
Social Workers 66 (9.6) 27 (41.5)