Indicators of Welfare Dependence

Annual Report to Congress

March 2000

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Prepared by Staff of the
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Contents

Executive Summary

Acknowledgements

Chapter I:  Introduction

Chapter II:  Indicators of Dependence (INDICATORS)

  1. Degree of Dependence
  2. Dependence Transitions
  3. Dependence Spell Duration
  4. Receipt of Means-Tested Assistance and Labor Force Attachment
  5. Program Spell Duration
  6. Long-Term Receipt
  7. Multiple Program Receipt
  8. Events Associated with the Beginning and Ending of Program Spells
  9. Rates of Receipt of Means-Tested Assistance
  10. Rates of Participation in Means-Tested Assistance Programs

Chapter III:  Predictors and Risk Factors Associated with Welfare Receipt

Appendix A:  Program Data

Appendix B:  Additional Non-Marital Birth Data

List of Exhibits

Microsoft Word version of report (contains raw data for tables)


Acknowledgements

Contributors to this report include Gil Crouse, Susan Hauan, Julia Isaacs, and Matthew Lyon of the Office of Human Services Policy under the direction of Patricia Ruggles, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Services Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.

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Top of Page
Table of Contents
Executive Summary
Introduction
Indicators of Dependence
Predictors and Risk Factors Associated with Welfare Receipt
Appendix A:  Program Data
Appendix B:  Additional Non-Marital Birth Data

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Last updated June 8, 2000