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Table 2 Bivariate distributions of cluster membership by union status at birth and mothers’ and fathers’ educational level, employment status and income

From: Taking Turns or Halving It All: Care Trajectories of Dual-Caring Couples

  Freq. % 1. Dual primary care 2. Mother primary care
la. Sequential solo-care lb. Alternating solo-care
Short parental care (Cluster 1) Medium parental care 1 (Cluster 2) Medium parental care 2 (Cluster 3) Medium parental care 3 (Cluster 4) Short (Cluster 5) Medium parental care 1 (Cluster 6) Medium parental care 2 (Cluster 7) Very short parental care (Cluster 8) Short parental care (Cluster 9) Medium parental care (Cluster 10) Long parental care (Cluster 11)
Union status
 Co-residing 1137 52.7 5.0 9.9 12.5 7.3 5.9 2.8 2.3 2.4 23.4 17.9 4.0
 Married 763 35.4 5.4 9.0 11.8 6.3 5.2 3.7 1.8 4.3 22.2 15.1 3.3
 Out of union 258 12.0 3.5 2.7 6.2 6.6 2.7 0.8 1.2 6.2 33.0 24.0 3.5
Education mother
 Primary 258 12.0 3.5 3.9 0.8 3.1 3.5 1.2 0.8 7.4 43.0 18.2 0.8
 Secondary 875 40.6 4.0 5.4 7.2 6.9 5.4 2.4 2.9 3.5 29.3 22.9 3.9
 Tertiary 1025 47.5 6.2 12.8 17.9 7.8 5.7 3.7 1.6 2.5 14.9 13.1 4.2
Education father
 Primary 280 13.0 1.8 4.3 3.2 3.6 3.2 0.7 2.5 6.1 47.9 16.8 1.1
 Secondary 1091 50.6 5.3 6.6 7.7 6.7 6.0 2.8 2.2 3.3 26.7 21.1 4.1
 Tertiary 787 36.5 5.6 13.2 19.7 8.3 5.1 3.8 1.5 2.9 12.1 13.2 3.9
Employment status mother
 Unskilled empl. 757 35.1 5.0 5.4 7.7 7.1 5.7 2.4 2.1 2.5 28.5 24.6 4.5
 Skilled empl. 828 38.4 4.8 13.8 19.9 9.5 7.4 4.0 1.5 2.2 11.8 14.3 4.4
 Self-empl. 46 2.1 4.4 10.9 10.9 0.0 2.2 6.5 8.7 6.5 17.4 10.9 4.4
 Not in empl. 527 24.4 5.1 5.3 3.8 2.9 1.7 1.5 2.1 6.8 37.6 13.7 1.3
Employment status father
 Unskilled empl. 856 39.7 5.5 7.4 9.5 6.0 6.4 2.5 2.7 2.7 25.6 20.2 3.6
 Skilled empl. 745 34.5 5.9 13.2 20.3 9.3 5.6 4.0 1.9 2.0 9.8 14.6 4.4
 Self-empl. 143 6.6 4.9 6.3 3.5 7.0 7.0 4.2 3.5 2.1 24.5 21.7 4.2
 Not in empl. 414 19.2 2.2 4.4 2.7 4.4 1.7 1.2 0.2 8.5 46.6 16.4 2.2
Income mother
 1st quintile 431 20.0 4.4 3.7 4.2 2.8 1.6 1.2 2.3 7.2 38.5 12.3 0.5
 2nd quintile 432 20.0 5.8 7.2 6.0 2.6 4.4 2.3 2.6 3.9 33.1 22.0 3.7
 3rd quintile 431 20.0 5.6 5.1 11.4 9.7 7.2 2.3 2.3 2.1 23.7 19.7 5.8
 4th quintile 432 20.0 3.0 10.9 14.8 10.7 7.2 4.2 1.4 1.9 13.4 21.8 5.8
 5th quintile 432 20.0 6.0 16.7 21.1 8.6 6.0 4.4 1.4 2.6 11.8 12.5 2.6
Income father
 1st quintile 431 20.0 2.3 4.9 3.0 3.3 1.4 1.2 0.5 7.9 44.6 18.3 3.5
 2nd quintile 432 20.0 7.4 7.9 7.6 5.8 5.6 3.0 2.3 2.3 27.8 18.5 2.8
 3rd quintile 431 20.0 5.3 9.3 12.5 6.5 7.4 3.9 2.3 2.6 21.6 17.6 3.9
 4th quintile 432 20.0 4.4 9.3 15.3 10.0 6.3 3.5 3.5 2.6 16.2 17.1 3.7
 5th quintile 432 20.0 5.3 12.3 19.0 8.8 5.8 2.8 1.4 2.3 10.4 16.7 4.4
Total (frequency)    107 188 248 148 114 62 43 76 520 381 79
Totala (%)    5.0 8.7 11.5 6.9 5.3 2.9 2.0 3.5 24.1 17.7 3.7
  1. aPercentage distribution reflects all 17 clusters. The additional 6 clusters are shown in “Appendix