Teenagers willing to consider single parenthood: who is at greatest risk?

@article{Abrahamse1988TeenagersWT,
  title={Teenagers willing to consider single parenthood: who is at greatest risk?},
  author={Allan F. Abrahamse and Peter A. Morrison and Linda J. Waite},
  journal={Family planning perspectives},
  year={1988},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={13-8}
}
Data from the High School and Beyond panel study indicate that of 13,061 female high school sophomores who responded to both the baseline questionnaire in 1980 and a 1982 follow-up, 41 percent of blacks, 29 percent of Hispanics and 23 percent of non-Hispanic whites said they either would or might consider having a child outside of marriage. Such willingness was higher among young women who, according to their background characteristics, were at greater risk of teenage parenthood. In addition… CONTINUE READING