The Effects of Trigger Events on Changes in Children's Health Insurance Coverage. Table A.2

04/18/2000

CHILDREN LOSING ESI VERSUS CHILDREN REMAINING COVERED BY ESI: PERCENTAGE OF CHILDREN EXPERIENCING SELECTED EVENTS IN PAST SIX MONTHS
Event Coverage After Losing ESI Children
Remaining
Covered
by ESI
Uninsured Medicaid Other
Insurance
 
Father Lost Employment 12.6 * 5.3 * 5.0 * 1.5
Mother Lost Employment 13.7 * 15.7 * 9.3 * 4.0
 
Father Reduced Hours below 30 11.7 * 7.2 * 14.7 * 2.9
Mother Reduced Hours below 30 15.7 * 13.4 * 8.7 * 4.2
 
Father Changed Jobs 19.2 * 6.9   10.7 * 7.1
Mother Changed Jobs 11.7 * 8.4   5.1 * 7.4
 
Father Gained Employment 4.4   4.4   3.6   1.6
Mother Gained Employment 9.2   11.8   5.8   4.5
 
Father Increased Hours to 30 or More 10.6   8.3   5.3   4.9
Mother Increased Hours to 30 or More 10.0   10.6   8.4   6.5
 
Family Income Fell Markedly 39.1 * 31.1 * 40.7 * 14.9
Family Income Rose Markedly 32.6   30.9   35.5 * 20.5
 
Family Headship Changed 7.3 * 10.6 * 3.9   3.2
Family Size Increased 6.7   7.3   3.0   4.2
Family Size Decreased 7.4 * 12.9 * 2.9 * 3.4
 
Family Lost AFDC 0.8   5.0   0.0   0.2
Family Obtained AFDC 0.0   13.1 * 0.0   0.0
 
Any Relevant Event (Denoted by *) 71.0   53.2   66.8   --
 
SOURCE: Survey of Income and Program Participation, 1992 Panel.

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