Babies born to unwed mothers increasing in Oklahoma

Wednesday, September 1st 2004, 5:36 am
By: News On 6

New figures out show the percentage of babies born to unwed mothers in Oklahoma is increasing. That's despite a decline in the birth rate.

The US Census Bureau says 28% of Oklahoma births last year were to unwed mothers. That's up from 25% in 2002. Nationally, the average is 29%.