Nearly one-fourth of all married-couple families in the United States had a stay-at-home mother in 2007. A new report finds that the 5.6 million stay-at-home mothers were younger and more likely to be Hispanic or foreign-born than mothers who were in the labor force.
SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplement, 2007. | The Washington Post - October 1, 2009
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