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ERIC Number: EJ466537
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2445
Mate Availability and Family Structure among African Americans in U.S. Metropolitan Areas.
Fossett, Mark A.; Kiecolt, K. Jill
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v55 n2 p288-302 May 1993
Analyzed census and vital statistics for U.S. metropolitan areas in 1980 to investigate effects of mate availability, socioeconomic status and employment, public assistance, population size, and region on several aspects of family formation and family structure among African Americans. Mate availability had positive effect on marriage prevalence for women and negative effect on marriage prevalence for men. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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