ERIC Number: EJ557384
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Births to Unmarried Mothers Are Rising Faster in Rural Areas.
Frenzen, Paul D.; Butler, Margaret A.
Rural Conditions and Trends, v8 n2 p66-69 1997
The proportion of births to unmarried women, which has historically been lower in rural than urban areas, has been rising at a faster rate in rural areas since 1980 and by 1994, was higher for rural blacks than urban blacks. In 1994, unmarried teenagers accounted for 11.3% of rural births and 9.6% of urban births. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: "Socioeconomic Conditions."