Sunday, April 15, 2012

Timing of First Birth

Percent distribution of first births to women aged 15 to 44 by timing of birth in relation to first marriage...

Woman has never married: 22%
Woman gave birth before marriage: 22%
Women gave birth 0 to 7 months after marriage: 9%
Woman gave birth 8 or more months after marriage: 46%

Source: National Center for Health Statistics, Fertility of Men and Women Aged 15-44 Years in the United States: National Survey of Family Growth, 2006-2010

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