Indicators of Welfare Dependence: Annual Report to Congress, 1997. Appendix C. Comparison Between 1996 and 1997 Indicators and Predictors

10/01/1997

Comparison of Interim Report Indicators and Annual Report Indicators and Risk Factors

Note that the numbers in the first column are the indicators numbers used in the Interim Report.

Interim #

Interim Title

New #

New Title

A.1

Percent of the population receiving means-tested assistance

INDICATOR 9

Percent of the Population Receiving Means-Tested Assistance

A.2

Caseload characteristics

Table A-6 and Figure A-4

Table A-16 and Figure A-5

Figures A-6 and A-7

AFDC Caseload Characteristics

Food Stamp Caseload Characteristics

SSI Recipient Characteristics

A.3

Rates of participation in means-tested assistance programs

INDICATOR 10

Rates of Participation in Means-Tested Assistance Programs

A.4

Multiple program receipt

INDICATOR 7

Multiple Program Receipt

A.5

Means-tested assistance program transition rates

INDICATOR 11

Means-Tested Assistance Program Transition Rates

A.6

Events associated with the beginning and ending of receipt of means-tested assistance

INDICATOR 8

Events Associated with the Beginning and Ending of Receipt of Means-Tested Assistance

A.7

Degree of dependence

INDICATOR 1

Degree of Dependence

A.8

The degree of household income derived from means-tested assistance programs

INDICATOR 2

Dependence Transitions

A.9

Spell duration

INDICATOR 5

Program Spell Duration

A.10

Long-term receipt

INDICATOR 6

Long-Term Receipt

A.11

Intergenerational dependence

INDICATOR 12

Intergenerational Dependence

A.12

Receipt of means-tested assistance and hours of employment

INDICATOR 4

Receipt of Means-Tested Assistance and Labor Force Attachment

A.13

Dependence-spell duration

INDICATOR 3

Dependence Spell Duration

A.14

Labor-force attachment

EMPLOYMENT AND WORK-RELATED RISK FACTOR 1

Labor Force Attachment

A.15

Educational attainment

EMPLOYMENT AND WORK-RELATED RISK FACTOR 8

Educational Attainment

A.16

Low earnings

EMPLOYMENT AND WORK-RELATED RISK FACTOR 3

Earnings of Low-Skilled Workers

A.17

Employment

EMPLOYMENT AND WORK-RELATED RISK FACTOR 2

Employment Among the Low-Skilled

A.18

Adult/parent disability

EMPLOYMENT AND WORK-RELATED RISK FACTOR 4

Adult/Child Disability

A.19

Adult/parent incarceration

ECONOMIC SECURITY RISK FACTOR 13

Adult Incarceration

A.20

Adult/parent alcohol and substance abuse

EMPLOYMENT AND WORK-RELATED RISK FACTOR 5

Adult Alcohol and Substance Abuse

A.21

Poverty rates

ECONOMIC SECURITY RISK FACTOR 1

Poverty Rates

A.22

Anti-poverty effectiveness of transfer programs

ECONOMIC SECURITY RISK FACTOR 7

Pre-Transfer and Post-Transfer Poverty Rates

A.23

Poverty spells

ECONOMIC SECURITY RISK FACTOR 3

Poverty Spells

A.24

Poverty transition rates

ECONOMIC SECURITY RISK FACTOR 2

Poverty Transition Rates

A.25

Events associated with the beginning or ending of a poverty episode

ECONOMIC SECURITY RISK FACTOR 5

Events Associated with the Beginning and Ending of a Poverty Episode

A.26

Income changes due to events associated with the beginning or ending of a poverty episode

dropped

 

A.27

Long-term poverty

ECONOMIC SECURITY RISK FACTOR 4

Long-Term Poverty

A.28

Intergenerational poverty

ECONOMIC SECURITY RISK FACTOR 6

Intergenerational Poverty

A.29

Food sufficiency and hunger

ECONOMIC SECURITY RISK FACTOR 9

Food Insecurity

A.30

Health insurance

ECONOMIC SECURITY RISK FACTOR 10

Health Insurance

A.31

Substandard housing conditions

dropped

Included in Trends in the Well-Being of America’s Children and Youth: 1997

A.32

Crowded housing

dropped

 

A.33

Percent residing in high-poverty neighborhoods

ECONOMIC SECURITY RISK FACTOR 11

Percent Residing in High-Poverty Neighborhoods

A.34

Residential mobility

ECONOMIC SECURITY RISK FACTOR 12

Residential Mobility

A.35

Nonmarital births

TEEN BEHAVIOR RISK FACTOR 2

Percent of All Births to Unmarried Teens

A.36

Prenatal care

dropped

Included in Trends in the Well-Being of America’s Children and Youth: 1997

A.37

Percent of children living in various household arrangements

dropped

Included in Trends in the Well-Being of America’s Children and Youth: 1997

A.38

Percent of children living with relatives or other families

dropped

Included in Trends in the Well-Being of America’s Children and Youth: 1996

A.39

Never married family status

TEEN BEHAVIOR RISK FACTOR 5

Never-Married Family Status

A.40

Child abuse and neglect

dropped

Included in Trends in the Well-Being of America’s Children and Youth: 1997

A.41

Child support

ECONOMIC SECURITY RISK FACTOR 8

Child Support

A.42

Early childhood reading exposure

dropped

Included in Trends in the Well-Being of America’s Children and Youth: 1997

A.43

Child care arrangements

EMPLOYMENT AND WORK-RELATED RISK FACTOR 7

Child Care Expenditures

   

TEEN BEHAVIOR RISK FACTOR 1

Percent of Births to Unmarried Women Within Age Groups

B.1

Infant mortality

dropped

Included in Trends in the Well-Being of America’s Children and Youth: 1997

B.2

Low birth weight

dropped

Included in Trends in the Well-Being of America’s Children and Youth: 1997

B.3

Child mortality

dropped

Included in Trends in the Well-Being of America’s Children and Youth: 1997

B.4

Percent of children limited in major activities due to chronic health conditions

EMPLOYMENT AND WORK-RELATED RISK FACTOR 6

Children’s Health Conditions

B.5

Teen births

TEEN BEHAVIOR RISK FACTOR 3

Unmarried Teen Birth Rates Within Age Groups

B.6

Teen violent crime arrests

TEEN BEHAVIOR RISK FACTOR 8

Teen Violent Crime Arrests

B.7

Youth incarceration

dropped

 

B.8

Teen alcohol and substance abuse

TEEN BEHAVIOR RISK FACTOR 7

Teen Alcohol and Substance Abuse

B.9

Early sexual intercourse

TEEN BEHAVIOR RISK FACTOR 4

Early Sexual Intercourse

B.10

High-school dropout

EMPLOYMENT AND WORK-RELATED RISK FACTOR 9

High-School Dropout Rates

B.11

Math and reading proficiency

dropped

Included in Trends in the Well-Being of America’s Children and Youth: 1997

B.12

Enrollment in pre-school

dropped

Included in Trends in the Well-Being of America’s Children and Youth: 1997

   

TEEN BEHAVIOR RISK FACTOR 6

Detached Youth