09 Jan
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Healthy Marriage and Health Status: There’s a Connection

Presented by the National Healthy Marriage Resource Center on January 21, 2009, this 1 hour, 30 minutes webinar shares research findings on the association between healthy marriages, relationship quality, and positive health outcomes in children and adults, discusses practical strategies for using the research to assist providers with outreach and marketing their programs, and provides […]

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09 Jan
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Tips for Sustaining a Healthy Marriage in Families with Children with Special Needs

Raising children with developmental, emotional, behavioral or medical special needs inarguably impacts a marriage. The manner in which it changes, however, is not determined by the nature or severity of the child?s disorder nor even by the number of children with disabilities in a family; the impact is determined by the manner in which the […]

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09 Jan
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Marital Status and Health : United States, 1999-2002

Objective–This report presents prevalence estimates by marital status for selected health status and limitations, health conditions, and health risk behaviors among U.S. adults, using data from the 1999?2002 National Health Interview Surveys (NHIS). Methods–Data for the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population were collected using computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI). The household response rate for the NHIS was […]

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09 Jan
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Marriage and Health Care Coverage Among Families with Children

This research brief describes rates of health care coverage for married- and single-parent families with children under age 18, a key target population of both marriage and health care coverage initiatives. Drawing on nationally representative data from the Current Population Survey (CPS), the brief reports differences in rates of health care coverage by marital status […]

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