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Children of single parents are more likely to drop out of school, to become idle, and to have a child as a teen. This finding is contributed to a lower standard of living largely and explains why teens from broken homes are more likely to drop out of school, be out of work, and have a child.

Overall, the poverty rate is 5.3% for 2-parent families, 26.5% for single-parent families, and 8.7% for stepfamilies, with substantial differences between whites and. Furthermore, Black children in 2-parent families are still more likely to be poor than white children in single-parent families.

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