Culture of Life
The Dad Beat
BY John Lilly
June 25-July 1, 2006 Issue | Posted 6/26/06 at 11:00 AM
A new study by the National Center for Health Statistics shows that 28 million men in the United States have children under 19 years of age, and three-quarters of those men live with their children. Of those, 81% play with their kids daily and 74% eat with their kids. Those numbers come as good news, given a plethora of earlier studies showing a strong correlation between readily accessible fathers and emotionally healthy children.
Source: Forbes, May 31
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