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Table 3
Claim patterns for couples where the father claimed parental leave

  Total Quebec Elsewhere
Total 62,200 39,800 22,400
Claimed same time as mother 53 70 F
Did not claim with mother 47 30 79*
Only father claimed 26 F 55
Claimed separately 22 F F
  Average weeks off1
Overall 11 7 17*
Claimed same time as mother 6 6 F
Did not claim with mother 16 11 20*
Only father claimed 22 F 22
Claimed separately 10E F F
* significant difference from Quebec at the 0.05 level
1. Excludes cases where the length of claim time is unknown.
Source: Statistics Canada, Employment Insurance Coverage Survey, 2006.