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TABLE H-7
1996 VERMONT DIVORCES

                     NUMBER OF CHILDREN UNDER 18 AT TIME OF DECREE BY CUSTODY(1)
     
                                                NUMBER OF      COLUMN
                                 CUSTODY        CHILDREN      PERCENT(2)
                                 -------        --------      ----------
     
                                 HUSBAND            240          9.8
     
                                 WIFE              1631         66.7
     
                                 JOINT              514         21.0
     
                                 OTHER               59          2.4
     
                                 TOTAL             2444        100.0
                    
(1) EXCLUDES UNKNOWNS.
(2) MAY NOT ADD TO 100% DUE TO ROUNDING.

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TABLE H-8   
1996 VERMONT DIVORCES
                            AGE OF WIFE BY AGE OF HUSBAND AT TIME OF DIVORCE
                    
                                               AGE OF WIFE
                    
AGE OF     <15  15-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69  70+
HUSBAND   YEARS YEARS YEARS YEARS YEARS YEARS YEARS YEARS YEARS YEARS YEARS YEARS YEARS UNK TOT
--------- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- --- ----

 < 15 YRS    0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0    0    0
15-19 YRS    0     2     2     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0    0    4
20-24 YRS    0     5    87    20     6     2     0     0     0     0     0     0     0    0  120
25-29 YRS    0     1   103   185    35     7     4     2     0     0     0     0     0    1  338
30-34 YRS    0     1    26   157   207    66    12     4     2     0     0     0     0    0  475
35-39 YRS    0     0     9    52   156   169    52    14     5     0     0     0     0    2  459
40-44 YRS    0     0     3    16    66   124   150    29     4     1     0     1     0    2  396
45-49 YRS    0     0     2     2    26    54   128   107    28     4     0     0     0    3  354
50-54 YRS    0     0     0     2     8    14    29    44    60     9     2     0     0    1  169
55-59 YRS    0     0     0     2     2     6    14    18    28    20     5     1     0    0   96
60-64 YRS    0     0     0     0     1     5     5     3    12    13    14     4     0    2   59
65-69 YRS    0     0     0     0     0     1     0     4     2     4     6     1     1    1   20
  70+ YRS    0     0     0     0     0     2     1     5     1     3     4     3     5    2   26
UNKNOWN      0     0     1     1     1     2     0     0     0     0     0     0     0    1    6

TOTAL        0     9   233   437   508   452   395   230   142    54    31    10     6   15 2522


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