Custody, Access and Child Support: Findings from The National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth


Table 14: Type of Support Agreement and Regularity of Payments, According to Type of Broken Union--NLSCY, Cycle 1, 1994-1995
  Type of Support Agreement and Regularity of Payments
  Court-ordered Private
Type of Broken Union Regular Irregular None for at Least 6 Months Total N 1 Regular Irregular None for at Least 6 Months Total N 1
Marriage 43.9 31.3 24.8 100.0 665 72.9 18.7 8.4 100.0 595
Common-law 41.0 14.2 44.8 100.0 232 53.4 22.3 24.3 100.0 309
All 43.0 27.0 30.0 100.0 897 66.3 19.9 13.8 100.0 904

1. N = Weighted data brought back to the original sample size.

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