Out-of-Wedlock Births

The percentage of births to unmarried women has risen in recent years. Nationally, approximately 40% of all births are to unmarried women.

Measure Description:

  • Out-of-wedlock births is the percentage of births born to women without a legal spouse listed as Parent B at the time of birth.

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