Statistics of Fatherless homes

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Statistics of Fatherless homes

Postby good dad » Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:17 pm

Statistics about Fatherless Homes

63% of youth suicides (Source: U.S. D.H.K.S., Bureau of the Census)

70% of juveniles in State Institutions (Source: U.S. Dept. of justice, special Report, Sept 1988)

71% of teen pregnancies (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services)

71% of High School dropouts (Source: National Principals Association Report on the State of High schools)

75% of children in chemical abuse centers (Source: Rainbows For All God’s Children.)

80% of rapists motivated with displaced anger come from fatherless homes (Source: Criminal Justice & Behavior,Vol 14, p- 403-26, 1978)

80% of adolescents in psychiatric hospitals come from broken homes. (Source: "Family Matters:The Plight of America's Children.' The Christian Century, July1993:14-21.)

85% of youth sitting in prisons grew up in fatherless homes. (Source: Fulton Co. Georgia jail populations, Texas Dept. of Corrections 1992).

85% of children with behavioral problems (Source: Center for Disease Control)

87 % of the juvenile offenders in the Virginia juvenile justice system do not live with both natural parents and 73 % are rearrested within three years of their release. (Source:Virginia Joint Legislative and Audit Review Commission)

90% of homeless and runaway children (Source: U.S- D.H.H.S., Bureau of the Census)

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