Family factors in unwed pregnancy

From Mercatornet:

Family structure and religion are factors that significantly influence whether a woman has an unwed pregnancy, a new report from the Family Research Council shows.

Patrick Fagan and Scott Talkington of the FRC’s Marriage and Religion Research Institute (Marri) analysed data from the 1997 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth and found that one in five (19 per cent) young women who grew up in an intact married family have had an unwed pregnancy, and that weekly religious practice brought that figure down to 16 per cent.

Read the entire piece HERE (includes links to the data behind the study).

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