Category: divorce rate
NCHS UPDATES”STATS OF THE STATES” PAGE WITH LATEST FINAL DATA
The CDC National Center for Health Statistics web page “Stats of the States” has been updated to include the latest state-based final data on selected vital statistics topics, including: General fertility rates Teen birth rates Selected other maternal and infant health measures Marriage & divorce rates Leading causes of death Other high profile causes of Read More >Posted on by
New marriage and cohabitation data available
The latest in-depth data on marriage and cohabition (2002) is available here. This report features the probability that a first marriage will remain intact by sex, race, ethnicity, education, and family structure. Marriage and Cohabitation Quick Look Read More >Posted on by
How’s your state doing?
NCHS now has an easy way for you to check out where your state stands on a variety of health measures compared with the nation as a whole and other states, including the following: Mortality from leading causes of death Birth data, including births to unmarried mothers, teen births, cesarean deliveries, low birthweight births, prenatal Read More >Posted on by 2 Comments
New Marriage and Divorce Data
Provisional marriage and divorce data for 2006 are available at the NCHS website. Read More >Posted on by
Do 50% of marriages end in divorce?
We get this question all the time and the best we can say is that we don’t know. Based on data produced by the National Survey of Family Growth, 43% of first marriages by women aged 15-44 will end in a “disruption” within 15 years. Disruption is defined as either separation or divorce. As not Read More >Posted on by 5 Comments
More on Marriage and Divorce Data
We posted below on the lack of detailed information on marriage and divorce. There are alternative resources available at the National Center for Health Statistics that enable one to draw inferences as to the marriage and divorce patterns of Americans. In July 2002, we published Cohabitation, Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage in the United States. From our press Read More >Posted on by
Marriage and Divorce Statistics
We get a lot of questions on marriages and divorces. Unfortunately we are unable to answer very many of them. On December 15, 1995 the National Center for Health Statistics filed a notice in the Federal Register of its intent to stop collecting detailed information on marriages and divorces from state governments through the Vital Read More >Posted on by