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Marriage Measures Guide of State-level Statistics

Publication Date
Mar 29, 2008

Drawing on data from several sources, the Marriage Measures Guide provides policymakers and program operators with a broad range of state-level statistical information they can use to better assess the characteristics and needs of their state populations, identify high-priority target populations, and make informed decisions about the design and implementation of their healthy marriage programs. The guide is also a general resource for anyone wanting to better understand current marriage patterns by state or region. It is a collection of stand-alone reports for each of the 50 U.S. states, describing marriage, divorce, childbearing, and low-income children by family type.