Obtaining children's meals from school or day care is associated with more time spent in paid work and less time spent in child care in 2008
Average minutes per day

Bar chart with 5 groups with 2 items per group.

Group 1, Grocery shopping.
Item 1, Obtain meals prepared at school or day care 6.
Item 2, Don't obtain meals prepared at school or day care 5.6.
Group 2, Food prep/ cleanup.
Item 1, Obtain meals prepared at school or day care 40.3.
Item 2, Don't obtain meals prepared at school or day care 38.9.
Group 3, Housework.
Item 1, Obtain meals prepared at school or day care 112.9.
Item 2, Don't obtain meals prepared at school or day care 109.2.
Group 4, Child care.
Item 1, Obtain meals prepared at school or day care 68.5.
Item 2, Don't obtain meals prepared at school or day care 76.
Group 5, Paid work.
Item 1, Obtain meals prepared at school or day care 256.1.
Item 2, Don't obtain meals prepared at school or day care 244.9.

Data for individuals age 19 or older, with children or youth in household. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics American Time Use Survey and ERS Eating and Health Module.