Shared parenting arrangements
Hello. From looking at the data you currently collect I can't see that it would be possible to assess how many children are living in a shared parenting arrangement, where they spend a significant amount of time (with overnight stays) with both parents. Please could you advise?
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We ask about this topic in the child maintenance module from the point of view of how often a child in the household sees a parent living outside of the household (https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/mainstage/dataset-documentation/wave/7/questionnaire-module/childmaintenance_w7), and in the family networks module, from the point of view of how often a parent in the household sees their children living outside of the household (https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/mainstage/dataset-documentation/wave/7/questionnaire-module/familynetworks_w7). These questions are asked in odd numbered waves.