April 1973
Monthly Labor Review;Apr73, Vol. 96 Issue 4, p67
Academic Journal
Reports on the increase in the percentage of women who are heads of households in the United States according to the March 1972 Current Population Survey. Decline in the average size of households in the United States.


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