The Effects of Trigger Events on Changes in Children's Health Insurance Coverage. Table A.5

04/18/2000

CHILDREN LEAVING OTHER INSURANCE VERSUS CHILDREN REMAINING COVERED:
PERCENTAGE OF CHILDREN EXPERIENCING SELECTED EVENTS IN PAST SIX MONTHS
Event Coverage After Leaving Other Insurance Children
Remaining
Covered by
Other Insurance
ESI Uninsured Medicaid
 
Father Lost Employment 4.6   8.5 * -- 1.9
Mother Lost Employment 3.2   4.0 * -- 4.5
 
Father Reduced Hours below 30 6.1   7.5 * -- 4.6
Mother Reduced Hours below 30 6.1   9.5 * -- 5.0
 
Father Changed Jobs 13.6 * 12.2 * -- 7.9
Mother Changed Jobs 9.2 * 13.1 * -- 5.0
 
Father Gained Employment 4.6 * 7.2 * -- 1.5
Mother Gained Employment 7.9 * 18.8 * -- 5.2
 
Father Increased Hours to 30 or More 16.2 * 7.1   -- 4.0
Mother Increased Hours to 30 or More 10.1 * 5.6   -- 5.4
 
Family Income Fell Markedly 32.8   44.3 * -- 23.8
Family Income Rose Markedly 44.6 * 41.7 * -- 28.4
 
Family Headship Changed 3.2 * 9.3 * -- 3.5
Family Size Increased 5.1 * 7.0 * -- 3.9
Family Size Decreased 0.6   19.9   -- 3.4
 
Any Relevant Event (Denoted by *) 67.2   74.0   -- --
 

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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