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-According to the 2001 cycle of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), fewer children in intact married families had ever been told they had a learning disability (5.5 percent) than children in remarried stepfamilies (8.8 percent), cohabiting families (9.6 percent) or single parent families (10.4 percent).((Patrick F. Fagan and Paul Sullins, “Children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder”, Marriage and Religion Research Institute Mapping American, available at [[http://​marri.us/​wp-content/​uploads/​MA-140.pdf]].))+According to the 2001 cycle of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), fewer children in intact married families had ever been told they had a learning disability (5.5 percent) than children in remarried stepfamilies (8.8 percent), cohabiting families (9.6 percent) or single parent families (10.4 percent).((Patrick F. Fagan and Paul Sullins, “Children with a Learning Disability”, Marriage and Religion Research Institute Mapping American, available at [[http://​marri.us/​wp-content/​uploads/​MA-141.pdf]].))
  
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 ====4.1 Related American Demographics==== ====4.1 Related American Demographics====
  
-According to the National Survey of Children’s Health, children who lived with both biological parents scored lower on the behavior problems scale (49.0) than those who lived with a biological parent and a stepparent (51.8). In between were those who only lived with their biological mother (51.5) or those who lived within another family structure (50.4). ​ Items measured on the behavior problems scale included bullying, disobedience,​ and acting depressed.((Patrick F. Fagan and Paul Sullins, “Children with a Learning Disability”, Marriage and Religion Research Institute Mapping American, available at [[http://​marri.us/​wp-content/​uploads/​MA-141.pdf]].))+According to the National Survey of Children’s Health, children who lived with both biological parents scored lower on the behavior problems scale (49.0) than those who lived with a biological parent and a stepparent (51.8). In between were those who only lived with their biological mother (51.5) or those who lived within another family structure (50.4). ​ Items measured on the behavior problems scale included bullying, disobedience,​ and acting depressed.((Patrick F. Fagan and Paul Sullins, “Child Behavioral Problems”, Marriage and Religion Research Institute Mapping American, available at [[http://​marri.us/​wp-content/​uploads/​MA-28-30-158.pdf]].))
  
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