Characteristics of Families Using Title IV-D Services in 1997. Child Support-eligible Population

05/01/2002

The number of child support-eligible families was determined by PRSELIG, a recoded variable on the April CSS. This recode designates that a parent is eligible to be asked the questions on the CSS; that is, they are a custodial parent with an own child under age twenty-one living in the household whose other parent is absent from the household.