TABLE 1

Demographic Information on the Sample

Fathers, nFathers, %Children, nChildren, %
Sample
 Fathers: 732
  Age, y, mean (SD): 47.1 (10.2)
 Children, all: 1316
  Age, y, mean (SD): 13.4 (11.0)
 Children <18: 916
  Age, y, mean (SD): 7.3 (5.0)
 States: 47
Characteristics
 Race and ethnicity
  White, non-Hispanic59581.384264
  African American, non-Hispanic101.4826.2
  Hispanic8311.419314.6
  Multiracial192.615011.4
  Asian American141.9231.7
 Current relationship
  Single11515.7
  Partnered (male sex)59981.8
  Partnered (female sex)182.5
 Income, $
  <50 00024032.8
  51–100 00023031.4
  100 000–200 00016322.3
  200 000+7510.2
 Religion
  Protestant13718.7
  Catholic10914.9
  Jewish618.3
  Atheist or agnostic17223.5
  Unaffiliated30317.8
  Other12316.8
 Pathways
  Heterosexual relationship51439.1
  Surrogacy17813.5
  Foster to adopt16612.6
  Adoption24018.2
  Foster614.6
  Sperm donation231.8
  Already partner’s child634.8
  • —, not applicable.