Step-grandparenthood in the United States.

@article{Yahirun2018StepgrandparenthoodIT,
  title={Step-grandparenthood in the United States.},
  author={Jenjira J Yahirun and Sung Sun Park and Judith A. Seltzer},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={2018},
  volume={73 6},
  pages={
          1055-1065
        }
}
Objectives This study provides new information about the demography of step-grandparenthood in the United States. Specifically, we examine the prevalence of step-grandparenthood across birth cohorts and for socioeconomic and racial/ethnic groups. We also examine lifetime exposure to the step-grandparent role. Methods Using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics and the Health and Retirement Study, we use percentages to provide first estimates of step-grandparenthood and to describe… CONTINUE READING

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