The Effects of Trigger Events on Changes in Children's Health Insurance Coverage. Table A.1

04/18/2000

Type of Transition or Event Percentage Between
Reference Periods
PERCENTAGE OF TRANSITIONS AND TRIGGER EVENTS REPORTED TO HAVE OCCURRED BETWEEN REFERENCE PERIODS
 
Transitions from ESI to:
   Uninsured 75.4
   Medicaid 84.7
   Other Insurance 98.3
 
Transitions from Uninsured to:
   ESI 83.0
   Medicaid 68.5
   Other Insurance 89.9
 
Transitions from Medicaid to:
   Uninsured 75.4
   ESI 82.7
   Other Insurance 66.1
 
Transitions from Other Insurance to:
   ESI 99.1
   Uninsured 81.1
   Medicaid 89.6
 
Potential Trigger Event
 
   Father Lost Employment 54.9
   Mother Lost Employment 58.1
 
   Father Reduced Hours below 30 63.1
   Mother Reduced Hours below 30 5.6
 
   Father Changed Jobs 40.9
   Mother Changed Jobs 38.1
 
   Father Gained Employment 46.3
   Mother Gained Employment 42.9
 
   Father Increased Hours to 30 or More 44.9
   Mother Increased Hours to 30 or More 56.8
 
   Family Income Rose Markedly 56.8
   Family Income Fell Markedly 56.9
 
   Family Lost AFDC 64.1
 
   Family Headship Changed 33.9
 

SOURCE: Survey of Income and Program Participation, 1992 Panel.

NOTE: If the timing of events were reported accurately, 25 percent of transitions or events would occur between reference periods.

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