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 […]
The Centre for New Black Leadership, the Executive Directors Association of OIC of America, and the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternal organization, in a joint partnership with the Administration for Children and Families, US Department of Health and Human Services, convened a historical Roundtable discussion of the African-American Healthy Marriage Initiative (AAHMI). The Roundtable conversation was […]
This report presents national estimates of the duration of first and second marriages for women 15-44 years of age in 1995. National estimates of the probability of divorce given separation and of the probability of remarriage given divorce are also presented. The life-table estimates are based on a nationally representative sample of women 15-44 years […]
This power point presentation illustrates the relationship between church attendance and the stability of African American marriages.
This paper is intended to provide a background and context for the new Hispanic Healthy Marriage Initiative that informs readers about the current state of research knowledge about Latino families. Therefore, the goals of the current paper include: recognizing the unique issues associated with Latino families, reviewing the extant literature related to family formation, family […]
ANA seeks to support projects that include approaches to improve child well-being by removing barriers to form and sustain healthy marriages and strengthen families in Native communities. Studies have shown a clear link between healthy marriages and child well-being. A component of the Administration for Children and Families Healthy Marriage Initiative, the Native American Healthy […]
This brochure provides a brief description of the Native American Healthy Marriage Initiative (NAHMI) including goals, targeted strategy, funding opportunities, and training and technical assistance resources. It also includes some statistical data on Native communities and reasons as to why marriage matters.