Middle-aged women and patterns of coresidence, 1900 to 1990

4/29/2013 feature story

In 1900, most white U.S. mothers continued to live with at least one of their children until the end of their lives. Emily Merchant, Brian Gratton, and Myron Gutmann examine coresidence trends among 40-69 year-old white women and their children 1900-1990, looking at the effects of demographic and cultural factors.

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