The Effects of Trigger Events on Changes in Children's Health Insurance Coverage. Table A.4

04/18/2000

CHILDREN LEAVING MEDICAID VERSUS CHILDREN REMAINING COVERED BY MEDICAID:
PERCENTAGE OF CHILDREN EXPERIENCING SELECTED EVENTS IN PAST SIX MONTHS
Event Coverage After Leaving Medicaid Children
Remaining
Covered
by Medicaid
Uninsured ESI Other
Insurance
 
Father Lost Employment 9.6   4.1   -- 2.8
Mother Lost Employment 10.6   7.9   -- 7.0
 
Father Reduced Hours below 30 10.8   4.8   -- 4.0
Mother Reduced Hours below 30 11.8   7.7   -- 5.7
 
Father Changed Jobs 13.6 * 10.3 * -- 5.1
Mother Changed Jobs 9.8 * 11.5 * -- 6.3
 
Father Gained Employment 11.4 * 6.1 * -- 2.7
Mother Gained Employment 17.3 * 14.6 * -- 7.9
 
Father Increased Hours to 30 or More 16.7 * 10.5 * -- 4.3
Mother Increased Hours to 30 or More 16.1 * 17.5 * -- 6.8
 
Family Income Fell Markedly 26.1   22.1   -- 16.1
Family Income Rose Markedly 38.7 * 46.1 * -- 19.6
 
Family Headship Changed 9.0 * 6.3 * -- 6.4
Family Size Increased 12.6 * 10.9 * -- 7.1
Family Size Decreased 8.5   5.4   -- 7.1
 
Family Lost AFDC 24.2 * 13.5 * -- 5.0
Family Obtained AFDC 0.0   0.0   -- 8.8
 
Any Relevant Event (Denoted by *) 74.9   64.6   -- --
 

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

NOTE: The sample size for children leaving Medicaid and obtaining other insurance (see Table 2A) is too small to support these tabulations.

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