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Demography (2002) 39 (3): 415–433.
Published: 01 August 2002
... Mother Living Arrangement Housing Cost Substance Abuse Problem Unmarried Mother References Angel , R. , & Tienda , M. ( 1982 ). Determinants of Extended Household Structure:Cultural Pattern or Economic Need . American Journal of Sociology , 87 , 1360 – 83 . 10.1086/227597...
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Published: 12 April 2013
Fig. 1 Fraction of births to unmarried mothers, 1980–2004. Data are from the 1980–2004 natality files. The sample is restricted to mothers over age 18 More
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Demography (1988) 25 (4): 553–566.
Published: 01 November 1988
... children spend some time with an unmarried mother by the age of 15. In addition, those who experience a disruption or are born outside of a union spend a considerable length of time in the single-parent state. Most children of an unmarried mother live in an extended-family household, often...
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Demography (1988) 25 (3): 387–403.
Published: 01 August 1988
... unmarried mother. The results confirm earlier findings regarding the importance of income, age, and disability status as determinants of the household composition of older women. We find, however, that unmarried children, especially sons, are more likely to share a household with an elderly mother than...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 181–204.
Published: 01 February 2010
...-partner fertility among unmarried parents using the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study, a recent longitudinal survey ofnonmarital births in large cities. We examine whether unmarried mothers’ and fathers’ subsequent relationship and parenting transitions are associated with declines in fathers...
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Demography (1986) 23 (1): 67–77.
Published: 01 February 1986
...Arleen Leibowitz; Marvin Eisen; Winston K. Chow Abstract In this paper, we model unmarried teenagers’ decisions about their pregnancy outcome by considering that the teenager contrasts her expected utility (1) as a married mother, (2) as an unmarried mother, or (3) after abortion. We use...
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Demography (2011) 48 (3): 957–982.
Published: 14 June 2011
... information on earnings, child support, and welfare. We find that 60% of firstborn children of unmarried mothers have at least one half-sibling by age 10. Our results highlight the importance of having fertility information for both fathers and mothers: estimates of the proportion of children with half...
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Demography (1995) 32 (3): 459–470.
Published: 01 August 1995
... is married. Descriptive statistics are then presented for the sample of adult children with an unmarried mother or mother-in-law. 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1995 1995 Multiple Imputation Adult Child Imputation Model Imputation Procedure Unmarried Mother...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 525–552.
Published: 28 February 2012
... attainment of children born to unmarried mothers. Our findings point to the usefulness of proximate health measures in addition to general ones. They also point to the potentially important role played by early health in intergenerational processes. 25 1 2012 28 2 2012 © Population...
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Demography (1995) 32 (1): 47–62.
Published: 01 February 1995
... reduce unmarried mothers’ time for marriage market activities. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1995 1995 Nonmarital Birth Welfare Receipt Sister Pair Premarital Birth Marriage Behavior References Bachrach, C.A. and K. Carver. 1992. “Outcomes of Early...
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Demography (2020) 57 (3): 979–1005.
Published: 22 May 2020
...Wen Fan; Liying Luo Abstract The United States compares unfavorably with other high-income countries in infant mortality, which recent literature has attributed to the poor birth outcomes among disadvantaged (i.e., unmarried and less-educated) mothers. Describing and decomposing the trend...
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Demography (1995) 32 (1): 97–109.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Larry L. Bumpass; R. Kelly Raley Abstract This paper explores the implications, for the measured prevalence and duration of mother-only families, of marked changes in nonmarital fertility, unmarried cohabitation, and homeleaving and re-entry. Throughout, estimates are compared on the basis...
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Published: 22 May 2020
Fig. 1 Proportions of disadvantaged mothers and proportions of infant deaths born to disadvantaged mothers, by race, 1983–2013. Disadvantaged mothers are defined as those who are unmarried and who have less than 12 years of education when giving birth. The infant mortality disadvantage index More
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Demography (2007) 44 (1): 79–92.
Published: 01 February 2007
... is associated with unmarried father involvement around the time of the child’s birth: sons born to unmarried parents are more likely than daughters to receive the father’s surname, especially if the mother has no other children. However, one year after birth, we find very little evidence that child gender...
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Demography (2023) 60 (6): 1791–1813.
Published: 01 December 2023
... (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). Welfare reform HOME scores Home environment Parenting Parenting quality In the decade leading up to the current millennium, the United States saw unprecedented increases in low-income unmarried mothers' employment rates. In 1992, before the 1990s welfare reforms...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 205–217.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Deborah Roempke Graefe; Daniel T. Lichter Abstract We examine the life course transitions into and from families headed by unmarried cohabiting couples for a recent cohort of American children. Life table estimates, based on data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth mother-child files...
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Demography (1989) 26 (4): 523–543.
Published: 01 November 1989
...Harriet B. Presser 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1989 1989 Child Care Work Schedule Parental Leave Married Mother Unmarried Mother References Ambry , M. ( 1988 ). At home in the office . American Demographics , 10 , 30 – 33 . Belsky...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1315–1339.
Published: 12 April 2013
...Fig. 1 Fraction of births to unmarried mothers, 1980–2004. Data are from the 1980–2004 natality files. The sample is restricted to mothers over age 18 ...
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Demography (1992) 29 (3): 431–450.
Published: 01 August 1992
... characteristics associated with a lower likelihood of breastfeeding among all women, such as lower educational level, lower income, and being unmarried. Even so, nearly 40% of the difference between teenage mothers aged 15 or less and mothers aged 20–29 remains unexplained by these factors and may be due...
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Demography (1995) 32 (3): 425–436.
Published: 01 August 1995
... Disruption Marital Stability Unmarried Mother Nonmarital Birth References Axinn W.G. , & Thornton A. ( 1992 ). The Relationship between Cohabitation and Divorce: Selectivity or Causal Influence? . Demography , 29 , 357 – 74 . 10.2307/2061823 Bachrach C. ( 1987...