The Role of Maternal Education and Nonmaternal Care Services in the Prevention of Children’s Physical Aggression Problems
Référence bibliographique 
Côté, Sylvana, Boivin, Michel, Nagin, Daniel S., Japel, Christa, Quian, Xu, Zoccolillo, Mark, Junger, Marianne et Tremblay, Richard E. 2007. «The Role of Maternal Education and Nonmaternal Care Services in the Prevention of Children’s Physical Aggression Problems ». Archives of General Psychiatry, vol. 64, no 11, p. 1305-1312.
Intentions : « [T]est, with a representative sample of a population, whether NMC services could prevent the development of childhood PA problems and whether the magnitude of the effect varied according to the age at which the child began to receive [nonmaternal care] NMC services. » (p. 1305)
Échantillon/Matériau : 1691 enfants
Instruments : - Questionnaires; - Échelles de mesures; - Infant Characteristics Questionnaire (Bates JE, Freeland C, Lounsbury ML, 1979).
Type de traitement des données : Analyse statistique
« Physical violence is an important health problem, and low maternal education is a significant risk for the development of chronic physical aggression. [...] Children of mothers with low education levels (ie, no high school diploma) were less likely to receive [nonmaternal care] NMC. Those who did receive such care had significantly lower risk of a high [physical agression] PA trajectory. Nonmaternal care services to children of mothers with low levels of education could substantially reduce their risk of chronic PA, especially if provided soon after birth. Because children most likely to benefit form NMC services are less likely to receive them, special measures encouraging the use of NMC services among high-risk families are needed. » (p. 1305)