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Number of children impacted

United States, in the year 1990

Michigan: Children under the age of 18

  • 39,792 children had their parents divorce in the year 1990

  • 36,922 children had their parents divorce in the year 2000

Michigan: Number of children per family in the year 1990

  • 22.7% of divorces involved 1 child under the age of 18

  • 21.8% of divorces involved 2 children under the age of 18

  • 6.7% of divorces involved 3 children under the age of 18

  • 2.4% of divorces involved 4 or more children under the age of 18


Footnote 1: Sources: Michigan Occurrence Divorce Files. Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Community Health; Monthly Vital Statistics Report, National Center for Health Statistics.

Footnote 2: Source: Monthly Vital Statistics Report, Vol. 43, No. 9, Supplement, March 22, 1995, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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