Not sure which of the nine facts was most interesting/surprising. Was it:

#2 — we are very near the tipping point when most births will happen out of wedlock?


#3 — the majority of unwed mothers are not teen mothers, but women in their 20s?

Read ’em all.

Some fascinating facts, graphs and insights from Knot Yet: The Benefits and Costs of Delayed Marriage in America , a new report from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, and the RELATE Institute.

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Lisa Aliferis

Lisa Aliferis is the founding editor of KQED's State of Health blog. Since 2011, she's been writing stories and editing them for the site. Before taking up blogging, she toiled for many years producing health stories for television, including Dateline NBC and San Francisco's CBS affiliate, KPIX-TV. She also wrote up a handy guide to the Affordable Care Act, especially for Californians. You can follow her on Twitter: @laliferis

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