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Table 2 Parents’ report of the age, gender, and types of jobs held by their 12 to 14 year olds (n = 36)

From: Employment and work safety among 12 to 14 year olds: listening to parents

  Male (n = 26) Female (n = 10) Total (n = 36)
Age    
12 years 7 4 11
13 years 9 5 14
14 years 10 1 11
Type of job    
Newspaper/Flyer delivery 8 2 10
Babysitting 4 4 8
Yard work 6 1 7
Food sales 1 1 2
Tutoring 2 2
Fast food outlet 1 1
Administration 1 1
Marina attendant 1 1
Convenience store 1 1
Dance instructor 1 1
Lifeguard 1 1
Camp counselor 1 1
Social Services 1 1
Racetrack 1 1
Hair salon 1 1
Painting 1 1
Dog walking 1 1
Cleaning 1 1
  1. Note. Totals may exceed 36 as some 12 to 14 year olds were reported as having more than one type of job.