This fact sheet takes a demographic look at children and divorce. Includes a comparison between children whose parents have divorced and those whose parents have remained together. Also considered are the immediate, intermediate, and long-term effects of divorce on children?s health, academic achievement, and behavioral problems. Finally, this piece covers gender differences in the effects of marital disruption. Pub No. 98-33. 6 pages.
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Children and Divorce : A Snapshot.