Shared Custody Arrangements:
Pilot Interviews With Parents

Table 2.12 Divorce Arrangement Regarding Responsibility For Expenses (N=31 parents)

2004-FCY-5E

Table 2.12 Divorce Arrangement Regarding Responsibility For Expenses (N=31 parents)
Expense item Primarily Respondent Primarily
Ex-Partner
Shared No
Reference
Unknown Total
Mother Father Mother Father
Food 0 0 1 0 17 12 1 31
Clothing 0 1 2 1 14 12 1 31
Furniture 0 0 1 0 16 13 1 31
Medical/dental 5 6 0 4 10 5 1 31
Sports & Recreation 2 3 1 0 14 10 1 31
Hobbies 1 0 0 0 16 13 1 31
Travel 0 0 0 0 15 15 1 31
School-related 1 3 1 0 16 8 2 31
Total 9 13 6 5 118 88 9 248

Table 2.13 How Expenses Are Currently Divided (N=31 parents)
Expense item Primarily Respondent Primarily
Ex-Partner
Shared No
Expense
Total
Mother Father Mother Father
Food 0 1 0 0 30 0 31
Clothing 7 3 1 1 18 1 31
Furniture 0 0 0 0 29 2 31
Medical/dental 8 7 1 2 13 0 31
Sports & Recreation 4 6 1 2 16 2 31
Hobbies 2 1 0 0 21 7 31
Travel 3 1 0 0 25 2 31
School-related 5   0 0 20 1 31
Total 29 24 3 5 172 5 248
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