ASVAB Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (#43)

Section: Paragraph comprehension

The most disadvantaged type in both countries was the single-parent, female-headed household, of which 38% in Canada and 61% in the United States were in need. Moreover, 44% of single females living alone in Canada and 51% in the United States were in housing need. By contrast, male single parents experienced about half the housing need of their female equivalents. You can conclude from the paragraph that needy male single parents in housing need in the United States numbered approximately