The Effects of Single Parenthood Essay by Master Researcher

The Effects of Single Parenthood
Examines the statistics related to single parent families and the effects on the children living in these familial structures.
# 31320 | 900 words | 8 sources | 2002 | US

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Currently, only 50 percent of children will reside with their biologic parents until their 18th birthday; therefore, many of the children seen by family physicians live in non-nuclear families. Single-parent families now include more than 18 million children and comprise the most common non-nuclear form of family. The majority of all teen pregnancies result in children being born to single parent homes. It is true that single-parent household's do less well than two-parent households in raising children.

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