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a usually permanent construction, such as a house or store

to create by combining parts or elements

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a thing constructed

a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing

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We hypothesized that health status and utilization would be worse among low SES, but not high SES, children of single mothers and the gap would be explained by access disparities by family structure at lower SES.
When we ignore the endogeneity of family structure, there is the appearance of nontrivial impacts of endowments on earnings gaps.
Decisions to get divorced, end cohabitation, or bear a child outside a partnership are likely related to other factors important for child development, making it difficult to separate out the influence of family structure.
While the gap in educational attainment by family structure has widened over time, factors beyond family structure may be responsible for that trend.
Yet Moynihan was absolutely right to emphasize the consequences for low-income children of changing family structure.
Interestingly, the authors found that family structure was not related to children's academic test scores from kindergarten to second grade, but that parental education, poor school quality, and neighborhood disadvantage all contributed to widening test score gaps in the first two years of school between African American and white students.
Family Values in Turkey" survey laid down a series of suggestions to improve the family structure in Turkey as well.
More and more, the definition of families is expanding from the traditional family structure to more diverse family structures, and in order to build successful partnerships between teachers and families, it becomes crucial to address the needs of diverse families.
The impact of family conflict on children's well-being far outstripped family structure.
In the United States, over four million children are being raised primarily by their grandparents, yet few children's books depict this family structure.
Two compelling factors emerge: the fact that family structure (the number of parents riving in the student's home and their relationships to the child) and parental involvement in their children's schoolwork usually have a positive influence on student achievement.
It's worked through the ages because family structure remained pretty standard and constant.
To examine the effects of family structure, focusing on the single-father family, on children's access to medical care.
Limited family structure and BRCA gene mutation status in single cases of breast cancer Weitzel JN, Lagos VI, Cullinane CA et al.
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