About one-third of all children in the
According to a study featured in Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, there was an average of 5 million children living in a stepfamily household in 2001 (with the majority of those living with their biological mother and a stepfather). This number was up from 4.5 million children living in stepfamily households in 1991. According to this study, about one-third of all children in the
1Stepfather Involvement and Adolescents’ Disposition Toward Having Sex, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, Vol. 39, No. 2 June 2007, pp. 82-89.
Printed with permission from the Concerned Parents Report.