TITLE

WHO KNEW?

PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Government Executive;7/15/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents a public opinion poll to determine statistics related to marriage and divorce in the U.S. The poll reported that 72% of Americans over age 18 were married in 1970. 59% of Americans over age 18 were married in 2002. The number of divorces per 1,000 population in 1960 is 2.2 whereas the number of divorces per 1,000 population in 2002 is 4.
ACCESSION #
17759881

 

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