The Effects of Trigger Events on Changes in Children's Health Insurance Coverage. Table A.3

04/18/2000

CHILDREN BECOMING INSURED VERSUS CHILDREN REMAINING UNINSURED: PERCENTAGE OF CHILDREN EXPERIENCING SELECTED EVENTS IN PAST SIX MONTHS
Event Coverage After Becoming Insured Children
Remaining
Uninsured
ESI Medicaid Other
Insurance
 
Father Lost Employment 7.3   9.0 * 10.7 * 5.1
Mother Lost Employment 9.3   16.1 * 13.2 * 6.8
 
Father Reduced Hours below 30 8.6   12.8 * 10.0 * 7.1
Mother Reduced Hours below 30 11.2   14.4 * 9.6 * 7.8
 
Father Changed Jobs 20.3 * 14.7 * 13.3 * 11.2
Mother Changed Jobs 15.2 * 12.5 * 10.5 * 9.1
 
Father Gained Employment 11.3 * 6.9   0.9   4.7
Mother Gained Employment 15.4 * 12.9   18.7   8.1
 
Father Increased Hours to 30 or More 17.8   9.0   5.6   6.9
Mother Increased Hours to 30 or More 19.3   15.1   5.9   7.9
 
Family Income Fell Markedly 27.0   36.9 * 46.2 * 25.5
Family Income Rose Markedly 43.7 * 31.2   42.0 * 26.8
 
Family Headship Changed 7.4 * 11.6 * 5.2   4.7
Family Size Increased 7.4 * 9.8   7.3   7.1
Family Size Decreased 3.8   12.0 * 4.0   7.5
 
Family Lost AFDC 0.7   6.0   0.9   2.9
Family Obtained AFDC 0.0   16.6 * 0.0   0.0
 
Any Relevant Event (Denoted by *) 70.8   67.5   74.6   --
 
SOURCE: Survey of Income and Program Participation, 1992 Panel.

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