Child Marriage in the United States: How Common Is the Practice, And Which Children Are at Greatest Risk?

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CONTEXT Marriage before the age of 18, commonly referred to as child marriage, is legal under varying conditions across the United States. The prevalence of child marriage among recent cohorts is unknown. METHODS American Community Survey data for 2010-2014 were used to estimate the average national and state-level proportions of children who had ever… (More)
DOI: 10.1363/psrh.12055

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