Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Growing up in big families reduces divorce rate, study finds

by Johanna Dasteel

August 13, 2013 ( – A new study conducted by Ohio State University has found that children who grow up in large families have lower rates of divorce.

The Duggar Family, the United States' most famous large family.

"When you compare children from large families to those with only one child, there is a meaningful gap in the probability of divorce,” Doug Downey, co-author of the study and a professor of sociology at The Ohio State University, said.

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