August 14, 2010

Divorce Rate Lower Among Families With a Child With DS

Also from Works of God: Incredible finding on divorce in families experiencing Down syndrome

From the July 2007 edition of American Journal of Mental Retardation:  Divorce in Families of Children With Down Syndrome: A Population-Based Study:
In this study, we examined the nature, timing, and correlates of divorce in families of children with Down syndrome (647), other birth defects (10,283) and no identified disability (361,154). Divorce rates among families of children with Down syndrome were lower than in the other two groups.

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