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Fathers were surveyed on their involvement with their children at mealtime, playing, dressing, bathing, checking homework and talking to children about things that happened during the day.

Fathers were surveyed on their involvement with their children at mealtime, playing, dressing, bathing, checking homework and talking to children about things that happened during the day.

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Report: Black fathers heavily involved with children

Nearly half of black fathers living apart from their young children say they played with them at least several times a week; 42 percent say they fed or ate with them that frequently; and 41 percent say they bathed, diapered or helped dress them as often.