Family Structure: Indicators on Children and Youth / Child Trends Data Bank.

Publication Year: 
2014
Corporate Author: 
Child Trends.
Type of Resource: 
Other
Page Count: 
14
Abstract: 

Nearly two-thirds of children in the U.S. live with two married parents. More than one in four lives with one parent only, and increasing numbers live with cohabiting couples. Statistically, children in the two latter types of families face more developmental risks, particularly economic stress. (Author abstract)

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