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Indicators of Welfare Dependence

Annual Report to Congress
2008

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This report was written and compiled by Gil Crouse, Susan Hauan, and Annette Waters Rogers of the Office of Human Services Policy under the direction of Melissa Pardue, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Services Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.

For on-line versions of this report (and previous annual reports)
see the Office of Human Services Policy's web page on the Indicators Reports:
http://aspe.hhs.gov/hsp/indicators-rtc/index.shtml

How to Obtain a Printed Copy

Contents

Executive Summary (in PDF format - 41 KB)

ASPE Research Brief (in PDF format - 106 KB)

Chapters

  1. Introduction and Overview (in PDF format - 63 KB)
  2. Indicators of Dependence (in PDF format - 166 KB)
  3. Predictors and Risk Factors Associated with Welfare Receipt (in PDF format - 234 KB)

Appendices

  1. Program Data (in PDF format - 258 KB)
  2. Alternative Definition of Dependence Based on Income from TANF and Food Stamps (in PDF format - 38 KB)
  3. Additional Nonmarital Birth Data (in PDF format - 56 KB)
  4. Technical Notes (in PDF format - 39 KB)


How to Obtain a Printed Copy

A limited number of copies of this year’s report are available from:

Human Services Policy, Room 404E
Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Av, SW
Washington, DC 20201

Fax:  (202) 690-6562

You may also obtain a printed copy by printing the single, large PDF file, 2008 Indicators (674 KB), or the following separate PDF files (Note: some are quite large):

Note that large PDF files are best printed by saving them to your hard disk, closing all other programs, and printing them from Adobe Acrobat Reader.


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Last updated:  12/30/08