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• Percentage of nine-month-old white children in 2002 who lived in the same household as their biological father: 88% • Percentage of nine-month-old African-American children in 2002 who lived in the same household as their biological father: 41%
U.S. Department of Education
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85% of all children that exhibit behavioral disorders come from fatherless homes
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Category: Fatherlessness
90% of all homeless and runaway children are from fatherless homes
U.S. Census Bureau
Category: Fatherlessness
71% of all high school dropouts come from fatherless homes
National Principals Association Report on the State of High Schools
Category: Fatherlessness
75% of all adolescent patients in chemical abuse centers come from fatherless homes
Rainbows for all God's Children
Category: Fatherlessness
63% of youth suicides are from fatherless homes
U.S. Census Bureau
Category: Fatherlessness
80% of rapists motivated with displaced anger come from fatherless homes
Criminal Justice & Behavior, Vol 14, p. 403-26, 1978
Category: Fatherlessness
70% of juveniles in state-operated institutions come from fatherless homes
U.S. Dept. of Justice, Special Report, Sept 1988
Category: Fatherlessness
85% of all youths sitting in prisons grew up in a fatherless home
Fulton Co. Georgia jail populations, Texas Dept. of Corrections 1992
Category: Fatherlessness
Children from a fatherless home are 5 times more likely to commit suicide.
Fulton Co. Georgia jail populations, Texas Dept. of Corrections 1992
Category: Fatherlessness
Children from a fatherless home are 32 times more likely to run away.
Fulton Co. Georgia jail populations, Texas Dept. of Corrections 1992
Category: Fatherlessness
Children from a fatherless home are 20 times more likely to have behavioral disorders.
Fulton Co. Georgia jail populations, Texas Dept. of Corrections 1992
Category: Fatherlessness
Children from a fatherless home are 14 times more likely to commit rape.
Fulton Co. Georgia jail populations, Texas Dept. of Corrections 1992
Category: Fatherlessness
Children from a fatherless home are 9 times more likely to drop out of high school.
Fulton Co. Georgia jail populations, Texas Dept. of Corrections 1992
Category: Fatherlessness
Children from a fatherless home are 10 times more likely to abuse chemical substances.
Fulton Co. Georgia jail populations, Texas Dept. of Corrections 1992
Category: Fatherlessness
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