More men in the USA would become stay-at-home dads

Jun 15 2005 by Brian Amble Print This Article

The number of working fathers in the USA who say they are willing to give up the role of main breadwinner if their spouse or partner earned enough to support their families rose from 43 per cent in 2004 to 49 per cent in 2005.

A survey by, "Working Dads 2005," found that men falling in the 36 to 50 category were the most likely to relinquish the primary provider role with 53 percent willing to stay home with the kids. Men ages 21 to 35 ranked second at 46 per cent. Those in the 51 to 65 age group were least likely at 38 per cent.

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