Percent employed 2nd year before first birth
Percent employed 1st year before first birth
Percent employed 1st year after first birth
Percent employed 2nd year after first birth
Note: The sample is weighted and consists of National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 female respondents born in the years 1957–64. Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity are mutually exclusive categories. For simplicity, non-Black non-Hispanics are referred to as White non-Hispanics. Educational attainment is as of the most recent survey. Full-time employment is defined as working at least 1,750 hours in a given year.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.