Marriages: trends and characteristics, United States

by Alice M. Hetzel

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, National Center for Health Statistics; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., Washington] in Rockville, Md

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      Statement[by] Alice M. Hetzel and Marlene Cappetta]
      SeriesNational Center for Health Statistics. Vital and health statistics. Series 21: Data from the national statistics system, no. 21, DHEW publication no. (HSM) 72-1007, Vital and health statistics., no. 21., DHEW publication ;, no. (HSM) 72-1007.
      ContributionsCappetta, Marlene, joint author.
      LC ClassificationsHA211 .A3 no. 21, HB1125 .A3 no. 21
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 35 p.
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5025609M
      LC Control Number73610283

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and remarried adults have a higher likelihood of divorce than those in their first marriage. Ina series of marital history questions were. added to the American Community Survey (ACS). These. Marriage. Marriage, a legally and socially sanctioned union, usually between a man and a woman, that is regulated by laws, rules, customs, beliefs, and attitudes that prescribe the rights and duties of the partners and accords status to their offspring (if any).

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According to the United States Census Bureau, 2, marriages occurred in the United States in The median age for the first marriage of an American has increased in recent years; the median age in the early s was 21 for women and 23 for men, and.

characteristics: United States, marriage and cohabitation, and the stability of cohabitations and marriages. households in the United States inbased on the National Survey of Family Growth, Cycle 6. Marriage and Cohabitation in the United States: A Statistical Portrait Based on Cycle 6 () of the National SurveyFile Size: KB.

A record % of all new marriages in the United States in were between spouses of a different race or ethnicity from one another. This includes marriages between a Hispanic and non-Hispanic (Hispanics are an ethnic group, not a race) as well as marriages between spouses of different races — be they white, black, Asian, American Indian.

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Outmarriage of white men and African American women is common because there are so many available African American women. Intermarriage rates correspond to the size of the group. Racial intermarriage can pose a threat to the stability of some ethnic groups.

Members of smaller groups are more likely to outmarry. Which of the following is true about racial-ethnic intermarriage in the United States. The intermarriage rate is still low compared with the potential for intermarriage.

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Bureau of the Census, a) and serves as the modal path of entry into marriage.One in fifty children are adopted in the United States. LGBT households adopt at higher rates than other households. Discover a variety of fascinating statistics about American families, including household size and distribution by age, marriage and divorce information, and the number of adopted and fostered children in the United States.Which of the following is true about current trends in marriage?

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