Giving Noncustodial Parents Options: Employment and Child Support Outcomes of the SHARE Program. Appendix A

10/01/2003

TABLE A.1
Demographic Characteristics of NCPs
  All NCPs Referred to SHARE Appeared at Hearing Did Not Appear at Hearing Difference Between Subgroups
(p-Value)
Percentage Malea 87.9 89.3 86.2 0.30
Average Age (Years) 31.3 31.0 31.6 0.37
Median Age (Years) 30.5 29.8 31.1  
Sample Size 503 270 233 --
  All NCPs Who Appeared at Hearing Referred to WtW Not Referred to WtW Difference Between Subgroups
(p-Value)
Percentage Malea 89.3 86.9 93.1 0.11
Average Age (Years) 31.0 31.0 31.1 0.91
Median Age (Years) 29.8 30.1 29.5  
Sample Size 270 168 102 --
Source: Administrative data from state of Washington.
a Sample size equals 502 (270 who appeared, 232 who did not appear, 168 who were referred, and 102 who were not referred) due to missing data.
NCP = noncustodial parent; WtW = Welfare-to-Work.

 

TABLE A.2
Receipt of Public Assistance, by Appearance at Hearing
  All NCPs
Referred to SHARE
Appeared
at Hearing
Did Not Appear
at Hearing
Difference Between Subgroups
(p-Value)
Percent Receiving TANF
  4 quarters prior to referral 7.0 8.2 5.8 0.25
  3 quarters prior to referral 5.6 5.7 5.4 0.89
  2 quarters prior to referral 5.2 6.1 4.4 0.38
  1 quarter prior to referral 4.4 4.3 4.4 0.94
  Quarter of referral 4.9 2.9 6.8 0.03
  1 quarter after referral 7.5 6.1 8.8 0.21
  2 quarters after referral 7.8 7.9 7.8 0.99
  3 quarters after referral 7.0 8.6 5.4 0.14
  4 quarters after referral 8.0 10.4 5.8 0.04
  5 quarters after referral 8.2 10.7 5.8 0.03
  6 quarters after referrala 7.0 8.3 5.8 0.24
  7 quarters after referralb 7.4 9.1 5.8 0.13
  8 quarters after referralc 6.2 7.3 5.1 0.28
  9 quarters after referrald 5.7 7.0 4.4 0.19
Percent Receiving Food Stamps
  4 quarters prior to referral 22.3 26.4 18.4 0.02
  3 quarters prior to referral 22.5 27.1 18.3 0.01
  2 quarters prior to referral 22.8 26.8 19.1 0.03
  1 quarter prior to referral 22.1 23.9 20.4 0.31
Quarter of referral 24.7 26.1 23.5 0.47
  1 quarter after referral 24.2 26.1 22.5 0.31
  2 quarters after referral 23.2 25.7 20.8 0.16
  3 quarters after referral 23.0 26.8 19.4 0.04
  4 quarters after referral 21.8 24.6 19.1 0.10
  5 quarters after referral 22.3 25.0 19.7 0.13
  6 quarters after referrala 21.8 24.2 19.5 0.17
  7 quarters after referralb 20.8 25.6 16.4 0.01
  8 quarters after referralc 20.3 25.3 15.7 0.00
  9 quarters after referrald 20.1 25.0 17.1 0.02
Sample Size 574 280 294 --
Source: Administrative data from state of Washington.
a Sample size equals 570 (277 who appeared and 293 who did not appear) due to missing data.
b Sample size equals 567 (274 who appeared and 293 who did not appear) due to missing data.
c Sample size equals 566 (273 who appeared and 293 who did not appear) due to missing data.
d Sample size equals 565 (272 who appeared and 293 who did not appear) due to missing data.
NCP = noncustodial parent; TANF = Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.

 

TABLE A.3
Receipt of Public Assistance, by Referral to WtW
  All NCPs Who
Appeared at Hearing
Referred to WtW Not Referred to WtW Difference Between Subgroups
(p-Value)
Percent Receiving TANF
  4 quarters prior to referral 8.2 8.7 7.4 0.70
  3 quarters prior to referral 5.7 5.2 6.5 0.66
  2 quarters prior to referral 6.1 5.2 7.4 0.46
  1 quarter prior to referral 4.3 2.3 7.4 0.04
  Quarter of referral 2.9 1.7 4.6 0.16
  1 quarter after referral 6.1 4.7 8.3 0.21
  2 quarters after referral 7.9 6.4 10.2 0.25
  3 quarters after referral 8.6 7.0 11.1 0.23
  4 quarters after referral 10.4 9.3 12.0 0.47
  5 quarters after referral 10.7 10.5 11.1 0.87
  6 quarters after referrala 8.3 8.9 7.4 0.67
  7 quarters after referralb 9.1 8.3 10.4 0.57
  8 quarters after referralc 7.3 7.8 6.6 0.72
  9 quarters after referrald 7.0 7.8 5.7 0.50
Percent Receiving Food Stamps
  4 quarters prior to referral 26.4 27.9 24.1 0.48
  3 quarters prior to referral 27.1 30.2 22.2 0.14
  2 quarters prior to referral 26.8 29.6 22.2 0.17
  1 quarter prior to referral 23.9 24.4 23.2 0.81
  Quarter of referral 26.1 28.5 22.2 0.25
  1 quarter after referral 26.1 28.5 22.2 0.25
  2 quarters after referral 25.7 29.7 19.4 0.06
  3 quarters after referral 26.8 29.7 22.2 0.17
  4 quarters after referral 24.6 27.3 20.4 0.19
  5 quarters after referral 25.0 26.7 22.2 0.40
  6 quarters after referrala 24.2 28.4 17.6 0.04
  7 quarters after referralb 25.6 29.8 18.9 0.04
  8 quarters after referralc 25.3 26.4 23.6 0.61
  9 quarters after referrald 25.0 24.7 25.5 0.89
Sample Size 280 172 108 --
Source:Administrative data from state of Washington.
aSample size equals 277 (169 who were referred and 108 who were not referred) due to missing data.
bSample size equals 274 (168 who were referred and 106 who were not referred) due to missing data.
cSample size equals 273 (167 who were referred and 106 who were not referred) due to missing data.
dSample size equals 272 (166 who were referred and 106 who were not referred) due to missing data.
NCP = noncustodial parent; WtW = Welfare-to-Work.

 

TABLE A.4
Earnings Among Employed NCPs in The Fourth Quarter Before Referral To SHARE
Earnings Percentage of NCPs
Less than $500 25.7
$501 - $999 14.8
$1,000 - $1,499 11.4
$1,500 - $1,999 15.7
$2,000 - $2,499 8.1
$2,500 - $2,999 5.7
$3,000 - $3,499 5.2
$3,500 - $3,999 3.8
$4,000 - $4,499 2.9
$4,500 - $4,999 1.0
$5,000 or More 5.7
Sample Size 210
Source: Administrative data from state of Washington.
NCP = noncustodial parent.

 

TABLE A.5
Employment and Earnings, by Appearance at Hearing
  All NCPs
Referred to SHARE
Appeared at Hearing Did Not Appear at Hearing Difference Between Subgroups
(pValue)
Percent Employed
  4 quarters prior to referral 36.6 39.6 33.7 0.14
  3 quarters prior to referral 35.5 40.0 31.3 0.03
  2 quarters prior to referral 30.3 33.9 26.9 0.07
  1 quarter prior to referral 24.6 26.1 23.1 0.23
Quarter of referral 32.8 38.2 27.6 0.01
  1 quarter after referral 34.8 43.6 26.5 0.00
  2 quarters after referral 34.7 44.3 25.5 0.00
  3 quarters after referral 32.2 38.6 26.2 0.00
  4 quarters after referral 36.9 42.5 31.6 0.01
  5 quarters after referral 36.1 42.1 30.3 0.00
  6 quarters after referrala 33.5 42.2 25.3 0.00
Average Earnings Across Employed NCPs
  4 quarters prior to referral $1,791.92 $1,787.62 $1,796.75 0.97
  3 quarters prior to referral $1,686.78 $1,788.77 $1,562.63 0.34
  2 quarters prior to referral $1,517.28 $1,589.97 $1,429.87 0.53
  1 quarter prior to referral $1,302.34 $1,547.69 $1,038.95 0.03
  Quarter of referral $1,360.27 $1,351.10 $1,372.37 0.92
  1 quarter after referral $1,860.90 $2,000.65 $1,642.31 0.17
  2 quarters after referral $2,102.13 $2,113.23 $2,083.78 0.92
  3 quarters after referral $2,257.69 $2,303.91 $2,192.86 0.72
  4 quarters after referral $2,456.60 $2,573.91 $2,306.50 0.39
  5 quarters after referral $2,374.42 $2,413.73 $2,322.30 0.78
  6 quarters after referrala $2,482.98 $2,424.41 $2,575.58 0.66
Average Earnings Across All NCPs
  4 quarters prior to referral $655.58 $708.66 $605.03 0.36
  3 quarters prior to referral $599.48 $715.51 $488.99 0.04
  2 quarters prior to referral $459.94 $539.45 $384.22 0.10
  1 quarter prior to referral $319.91 $403.50 $240.30 0.03
  Quarter of referral $445.52 $516.31 $378.10 0.11
  1 quarter after referral $648.40 $871.71 $435.71 0.00
  2 quarters after referral $728.79 $935.86 $531.58 0.00
  3 quarters after referral $727.65 $888.65 $574.32 0.02
  4 quarters after referral $907.32 $1,093.91 $729.61 0.02
  5 quarters after referral $856.28 $1,017.21 $703.01 0.04
  6 quarters after referrala $832.02 $1,024.03 $650.49 0.01
Sample Size 574 280 294 --
Source:Administrative data from state of Washington.
aSample size equals 570 (277 who appeared and 293 who did not appear) due to missing data.
NCP = noncustodial parent.

 

TABLE A.6
Employment and Earnings, by Referral to WtW
  All NCPs Who
Appeared at Hearing
Referred to WtW Not Referred to WtW Difference Between Subgroups
(p-Value)
Percent Employed
  4 quarters prior to referral 39.6 39.5 39.1 0.96
  3 quarters prior to referral 40.0 36.1 46.3 0.09
  2 quarters prior to referral 33.9 32.6 36.1 0.54
  1 quarter prior to referral 26.1 26.7 25.0 0.75
Quarter of referral 38.2 34.3 44.4 0.09
  1 quarter after referral 43.6 39.5 50.0 0.09
  2 quarters after referral 44.3 41.9 48.2 0.30
  3 quarters after referral 38.6 34.9 44.4 0.11
  4 quarters after referral 42.5 41.9 43.5 0.79
  5 quarters after referral 42.1 40.1 45.4 0.39
  6 quarters after referrala 42.2 43.2 40.7 0.69
Average Earnings Across Employed NCPs
  4 quarters prior to referral $1,787.62 $1,808.47 $1,754.64 0.88
  3 quarters prior to referral $1,788.77 $1,658.16 $1,950.72 0.40
  2 quarters prior to referral $1,589.97 $1,479.81 $1,748.14 0.49
  1 quarter prior to referral $1,547.69 $1,543.95 $1,554.06 0.98
Quarter of referral $1,351.10 $1,200.84 $1,535.79 0.26
  1 quarter after referral $2,000.65 $1,325.97 $2,850.25 0.00
  2 quarters after referral $2,113.23 $1,554.13 $2,887.37 0.00
  3 quarters after referral $2,303.91 $1,756.71 $2,987.91 0.00
  4 quarters after referral $2,573.91 $2,189.91 $3,162.16 0.03
  5 quarters after referral $2,413.73 $2,120.61 $2,826.48 0.09
  6 quarters after referrala $2,424.41 $2,164.62 $2,855.44 0.10
Average Earnings Across All NCPs
  4 quarters prior to referral $708.66 $714.98 $698.61 0.92
  3 quarters prior to referral $715.51 $597.71 $903.11 0.09
  2 quarters prior to referral $539.45 $481.80 $631.27 0.35
  1 quarter prior to referral $403.50 $412.92 $388.51 0.85
  Quarter of referral $516.31 $411.92 $682.57 0.05
  1 quarter after referral $871.71 $524.22 $1,425.12 0.00
  2 quarters after referral $935.86 $650.57 $1,390.22 0.00
  3 quarters after referral $888.65 $612.81 $1,327.96 0.00
  4 quarters after referral $1,093.91 $916.71 $1,376.13 0.06
  5 quarters after referral $1,017.21 $850.71 $1,282.38 0.06
  6 quarters after referrala $1,024.03 $935.01 $1,163.33 0.33
Sample Size 280 172 108 --
Source:Administrative data from state of Washington.
aSample size equals 277 (169 who were referred and 108 who were not referred) due to missing data. NCP = noncustodial parent; WtW = Welfare-to-Work.

 

TABLE A.7
Child Support Payments, by Appearance at Hearing
  All NCPs
Referred to SHARE
Appeared
at Hearing
Did Not Appear
at Hearing
Difference Between Subgroups
(pValue)
Percent Paying Support
  4 quarters prior to referral 15.7 18.2 13.3 0.10
  3 quarters prior to referral 17.8 21.1 14.6 0.04
  2 quarters prior to referral 15.7 20.4 11.2 0.00
  1 quarter prior to referral 13.2 16.1 10.5 0.05
  Quarter of referral 16.2 21.1 11.6 0.00
  1 quarter after referral 30.5 45.0 16.7 0.00
  2 quarters after referral 34.3 51.4 18.0 0.00
  3 quarters after referral 34.8 51.1 19.4 0.00
  4 quarters after referral 39.2 54.6 24.5 0.00
  5 quarters after referral 38.5 52.9 25.5 0.00
  6 quarters after referrala 38.6 51.3 26.6 0.00
  7 quarters after referralb 35.8 48.9 23.6 0.00
  8 quarters after referralc 37.8 51.7 24.9 0.00
  9 quarters after referrald 38.1 52.9 24.2 0.00
Average Amount Across NCPs Paying Support
  4 quarters prior to referral $477.50 $462.07 $497.68 0.74
  3 quarters prior to referral $403.41 $434.70 $360.49 0.37
  2 quarters prior to referral $328.19 $367.78 $259.82 0.24
  1 quarter prior to referral $285.25 $275.97 $298.71 0.76
  Quarter of referral $358.57 $374.18 $331.47 0.72
  1 quarter after referral $309.01 $274.46 $397.85 0.02
  2 quarters after referral $366.77 $317.23 $501.38 0.00
  3 quarters after referral $367.77 $332.04 $457.43 0.04
  4 quarters after referral $410.90 $392.24 $450.55 0.28
  5 quarters after referral $418.06 $386.70 $497.94 0.10
  6 quarters after referrala $440.25 $421.44 $474.50 0.49
  7 quarters after referralb $504.91 $449.70 $612.13 0.04
  8 quarters after referralc $473.46 $471.87 $476.53 0.95
  9 quarters after referrald $514.49 $514.58 $514.31 1.00
Average Amount Across All NCPs
  4 quarters prior to referral $74.87 $84.16 $66.02 0.41
  3 quarters prior to referral $71.69 $91.60 $52.72 0.04
  2 quarters prior to referral $51.46 $74.87 $29.16 0.01
  1 quarter prior to referral $37.77 $44.35 $31.50 0.31
  Quarter of referral $58.10 $78.85 $38.33 0.06
  1 quarter after referral $94.21 $123.51 $66.31 0.00
  2 quarters after referral $125.88 $163.14 $90.38 0.00
  3 quarters after referral $128.14 $169.58 $88.69 0.00
  4 quarters after referral $161.07 $214.33 $110.34 0.00
  5 quarters after referral $162.42 $204.40 $122.43 0.00
  6 quarters after referrala $169.92 $216.04 $126.32 0.01
  7 quarters after referralb $180.77 $219.93 $144.15 0.03
  8 quarters after referralc $179.01 $243.72 $118.73 0.00
  9 quarters after referrald $195.78 $272.42 $124.63 0.00
Sample Size 574 280 294 --
Source: Administrative data from state of Washington.
a Sample size equals 570 (277 who appeared and 293 who did not appear) due to missing data.
b Sample size equals 567 (274 who appeared and 293 who did not appear) due to missing data.
c Sample size equals 566 (273 who appeared and 293 who did not appear) due to missing data.
d Sample size equals 565 (272 who appeared and 293 who did not appear) due to missing data.
NCP = noncustodial parent.

 

TABLE A.8
Child Support Payments, by Referral to WtW
  All NCPs Who
Appeared at Hearing
Referred to WtW Not Referred to WtW Difference Between Subgroups
(p-Value)
Percent Paying Support
  4 quarters prior to referral 18.2 15.1 23.2 0.09
  3 quarters prior to referral 21.1 15.1 30.6 0.00
  2 quarters prior to referral 20.4 18.6 23.2 0.36
  1 quarter prior to referral 16.1 15.7 16.7 0.83
Quarter of referral 21.1 20.4 22.2 0.71
  1 quarter after referral 45.0 43.9 48.2 0.40
  2 quarters after referral 51.4 52.3 50.0 0.71
  3 quarters after referral 51.1 54.1 46.3 0.21
  4 quarters after referral 54.6 56.4 51.9 0.46
  5 quarters after referral 52.9 54.7 50.0 0.45
  6 quarters after referral a 51.3 54.4 46.3 0.19
  7 quarters after referral b 48.9 50.0 47.2 0.65
  8 quarters after referral c 51.7 52.7 50.0 0.67
  9 quarters after referral d 52.9 55.4 49.1 0.31
Average Amount Paid Across NCPs Paying Support
  4 quarters prior to referral $462.07 $428.09 $497.41 0.61
  3 quarters prior to referral $434.70 $409.60 $454.47 0.71
  2 quarters prior to referral $367.78 $358.30 $397.91 0.86
  1 quarter prior to referral $275.97 $286.81 $259.71 0.79
  Quarter of referral $347.18 $185.41 $649.48 0.01
  1 quarter after referral $274.46 $238.80 $325.20 0.12
  2 quarters after referral $317.23 $252.21 $425.58 0.00
  3 quarters after referral $332.04 $275.78 $436.68 0.01
  4 quarters after referral $392.24 $312.73 $529.98 0.00
  5 quarters after referral $386.70 $307.25 $525.01 0.00
  6 quarters after referral a $421.44 $327.84 $593.66 0.00
  7 quarters after referral b $449.70 $399.90 $533.37 0.16
  8 quarters after referral c $471.87 $417.30 $562.49 0.12
  9 quarters after referral d $514.58 $454.42 $621.01 0.13
Average Amount Paid Across All NCPs
  4 quarters prior to referral $84.16 $64.71 $115.14 0.13
  3 quarters prior to referral $91.60 $61.92 $138.87 0.02
  2 quarters prior to referral $74.87 $66.66 $87.94 0.50
  1 quarter prior to referral $44.35 $45.02 $43.29 0.93
  Quarter of referral $78.85 $37.73 $144.33 0.01
  1 quarter after referral $123.51 $102.74 $156.58 0.07
  2 quarters after referral $163.14 $131.97 $212.79 0.01
  3 quarters after referral $169.58 $149.11 $202.17 0.16
  4 quarters after referral $214.33 $176.36 $274.80 0.02
  5 quarters after referral $204.40 $167.92 $262.50 0.02
  6 quarters after referral a $216.04 $178.47 $274.84 0.07
  7 quarters after referral b $219.93 $199.95 $251.59 0.34
  8 quarters after referral c $243.72 $219.89 $281.25 0.28
  9 quarters after referral d $272.42 $251.85 $304.65 0.42
Sample Size 280 172 108 --
Source: Administrative data from state of Washington.
a Sample size equals 277 (169 who were referred and 108 who were not referred) due to missing data.
b Sample size equals 274 (168 who were referred and 106 who were not referred) due to missing data.
c Sample size equals 273 (167 who were referred and 106 who were not referred) due to missing data.
d Sample size equals 272 (166 who were referred and 106 who were not referred) due to missing data.
NCP = noncustodial parent; WtW = Welfare-to-Work.

 

TABLE A.9
Sustained Employment and Child Support Payments, by Appearance at Hearing
  All NCPs Referred toSHARE Appeared at Hearing Did Not Appear at Hearing Difference Between Subgroups
(p-Value)
Percent Employed in:
  0 of 4 quarters prior to referral 43.6 38.9 48.0 0.03
  1 of 4 quarters prior to referral 16.7 16.8 16.7 0.97
  2 of 4 quarters prior to referral 17.8 20.0 15.6 0.17
  3 of 4 quarters prior to referral 13.1 14.3 11.9 0.40
  4 of 4 quarters prior to referral 8.9 10.0 7.8 0.36
  0 of 4 quarters after referral 44.3 33.9 54.1 0.00
  1 of 4 quarters after referral 16.7 18.6 15.9 0.25
  2 of 4 quarters after referral 11.3 13.2 9.5 0.16
  3 of 4 quarters after referral 11.5 13.2 9.9 0.21
  4 of 4 quarters after referral 16.2 21.1 11.6 0.00
Percent Paying Child Support in:
  0 of 4 quarters prior to referral 69.2 63.2 74.8 0.00
  1 of 4 quarters prior to referral 12.0 13.6 10.5 0.27
  2 of 4 quarters prior to referral 9.2 11.4 7.1 0.08
  3 of 4 quarters prior to referral 6.5 7.9 5.1 0.18
  4 of 4 quarters prior to referral 3.1 3.9 2.4 0.29
  0 of 4 quarters after referral 43.7 23.9 62.6 0.00
  1 of 4 quarters after referral 15.0 16.8 13.3 0.24
  2 of 4 quarters after referral 14.3 17.1 11.6 0.06
  3 of 4 quarters after referral 12.7 17.5 8.2 0.00
  4 of 4 quarters after referral 14.3 24.6 4.4 0.00
Sample Size 574 280 294 --
Source: Administrative data from state of Washington.
NCP = noncustodial parent.

 

TABLE A.10
Sustained Employment and Child Support Payments, by Referral to WtW
  All NCPs Who
Appeared at Hearing
Referred to WtW Not Referred to WtW Difference Between Subgroups
(p-Value)
Percent Employed in:
  0 of 4 quarters prior to referral 38.9 40.1 36.1 0.44
  1 of 4 quarters prior to referral 16.8 16.9 16.7 0.97
  2 of 4 quarters prior to referral 20.0 20.4 19.4 0.85
  3 of 4 quarters prior to referral 14.3 11.1 19.4 0.06
  4 of 4 quarters prior to referral 10.0 11.1 8.3 0.46
0 of 4 quarters after referral 33.9 34.4 33.3 0.87
1 of 4 quarters after referral 18.6 19.8 16.7 0.52
2 of 4 quarters after referral 13.2 16.3 8.3 0.06
3 of 4 quarters after referral 13.2 12.8 13.9 0.79
4 of 4 quarters after referral 21.1 16.9 27.8 0.03
Percent Paying Child Support in:
  0 of 4 quarters prior to referral 63.2 66.9 57.4 0.11
  1 of 4 quarters prior to referral 13.6 13.4 13.9 0.90
  2 of 4 quarters prior to referral 11.4 10.5 13.0 0.52
  3 of 4 quarters prior to referral 7.9 7.0 9.3 0.49
4 of 4 quarters prior to referral 3.9 2.3 6.5 0.08
  0 of 4 quarters after referral 23.9 22.1 26.9 0.37
  1 of 4 quarters after referral 16.8 16.3 17.6 0.78
  2 of 4 quarters after referral 17.1 18.0 15.7 0.62
  3 of 4 quarters after referral 17.5 20.9 12.0 0.06
4 of 4 quarters after referral 24.6 22.7 27.8 0.34
Sample Sizeb 280 172 108 --
Source: Administrative data from state of Washington.
NCP = noncustodial parent; WtW = Welfare-to-Work.

 

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