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Unmarried mothers -- United States

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View Resource National Vital Statistics Reports: Nonmarital Childbearing in the United States 1940-99

On October 18, the National Center for Health Statistics released a new report tracking trends and patterns in nonmarital births. "Based on data from birth certificates reported to NCHS through the National Vital Statistics System, the report describes the level of unmarried childbearing over the past 60 years, by such characteristics as age, race, and ethnicity of the mother." In line with a...