ATLANTA (AP) — Health officials say nearly 1 in 4 babies are born to unmarried couples who are living together, a significant jump from a decade ago.
The government previously said more than 40 percent of births are to unwed mothers. But a report released Thursday offers new detail showing most unwed births occur in cohabiting couples.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study was based on face-to-face interviews with more than 22,000 men and women during 2006 through 2010.
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