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Dorius studies U.S. mothers who have children with more than one man

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"1 in 5 US moms have kids with multiple dads, study says " - MSNBC. 04/01/2011.

Examining data on 4,000 women in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, Cassandra Dorius found that 28% of mothers have children from multiple men. She also found that these women tend to be disadvantaged compared to other mothers. “They are more likely to be under-employed, to have lower incomes, and to be less educated,” says Dorius.

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