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 =====1. Index of Belonging===== =====1. Index of Belonging=====
  
-West Virginia has a Family Belonging Index of 46.2 percent. In other words, 46.2 percent of West Virginia teenagers aged 15 to 17 have lived with their always-married parents since their birth, whereas 53.8 percent of these adolescents were raised in a non-intact family. West Virginia ranks 26th on the [[state_of_the_family_across_the_states|state ranking]] of the Index of Belonging and Rejection.((This entry draws heavily from original research found in [[http://downloads.frc.org/EF/EF12A45.pdf|Index of Family Belonging and Rejection: State by State (2011)]], [[http://downloads.frc.org/EF/EF12G39.pdf|Family Intactness: ​ Influence on Major State Social Policy Outcomes]], and [[http://​marri.us/​index-2013/states|Family Intactness and Public Policy Outcomes by State]].)) ​+West Virginia has a Family Belonging Index of 46.2 percent. In other words, 46.2 percent of West Virginia teenagers aged 15 to 17 have lived with their always-married parents since their birth, whereas 53.8 percent of these adolescents were raised in a non-intact family. West Virginia ranks 26th on the [[state_of_the_family_across_the_states|state ranking]] of the Index of Belonging and Rejection.((This entry draws heavily from original research found in [[http://marri.us/research/​research-papers/​index-of-belonging-and-rejection-state-by-state/|Index of Family Belonging and Rejection: State by State (2011)]], [[http://marri.us/research/​research-papers/​family-intactness-influence-on-major-state-social-policy-outcomes/|Family Intactness: ​ Influence on Major State Social Policy Outcomes]], and [[http://​marri.us/​family-demographics/​family-intactness-and-public-policy-outcomes-by-state/|Family Intactness and Public Policy Outcomes by State]].)) ​
  
 {{ :​west_virginia_state_ranking.png?​direct&​600 |West Virginia State Ranking}} {{ :​west_virginia_state_ranking.png?​direct&​600 |West Virginia State Ranking}}