ERIC Number: EJ625404
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Factors Affecting High Child Poverty in the Rural South.
Rogers, Carolyn C.
Rural America, v15 n4 p50-58 Feb 2001
In 1998, 27 percent of rural children in the South were poor, compared to 17 percent elsewhere; the rural South also had more severe child poverty. Nationally, poor children were more likely to live in mother-only families; be Black; and have younger, less-educated, or unemployed parents. These factors were more prevalent in the rural South than elsewhere. (Author/SV)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Child Welfare, Children, Differences, Disadvantaged, Family Characteristics, Fatherless Family, Minority Groups, Poverty, Regional Characteristics, Rural Areas, Rural Youth
Full text at Economic Research Service web site: http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/ruralamerica/ra154.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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