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Table 4 Characteristics of care trajectory Clusters 12–17

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

Cluster number Freq. % Average number of months across clusters   
Mother primary caregiver Father primary caregiver Shared caregiving Total in primary parental care Percentage of fathers solo-caring for 2 consecutive monthsa Fathers’ share of paid parental leave days
12 45 2.1 12.0 1.7 1.0 14.7 32.6 13.9
13 38 1.8 2.4 8.5 0.8 11.7 100.0 78.4
14 11 0.5 6.5 1.0 10.5 18.0 27.3 34.6
15 46 2.1 1.9 0.9 0.2 3.0 22.2 32.3
16 30 1.4 1.9 9.3 0.5 11.6 100.0 80.4
17 22 1.0 11.3 9.0 1.8 22.2 100.0 40.2
  1. aNote that the caring period is in most cases longer than 2 months if it starts or ends at any other time than at the turn of the month