TABLE 2-1Children's Living Arrangements

Family Structure, Children Ages 0-17 in 2004Percentage
Two-parent biological married family60.1
Two-parent biological cohabiting family2.5
Married stepfamily7.4
Cohabiting stepfamily2.7
Single-mother family20.5
Single-father family2.6
No-parent family4.2

SOURCE: Brown (2010b). Based on data from Kreider (2007).

From: 2, Demographic Perspectives on Family Change

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Toward an Integrated Science of Research on Families: Workshop Report.
Institute of Medicine (US) and National Research Council (US) Committee on the Science of Research on Families; Olson S, editor.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.
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