The age at which toilet training is achieved is influenced by cultural factors as well as the individualtemperament of the child.
Data suggests a change in parental attitudes toward the toilet trainingprocess and their expectations. Temperament of the child and cognitive ability may play a lesssignificant role.
Among social factors, children of single parents are successfully toilet trained at anearlier age, whereas enrolment inchildcare does not have a significant influence.
Cynthia G.Pan, inNelson Pediatric Symptom-Based Diagnosis,2018