Low-Income Men at the Margins Caught at the Intersection of Race, Place, and Poverty. Notes

05/01/2013

1.“African American” refers to non-Hispanic African American or black, and includes those who identified themselves as black or African American only. “White” refers to non-Hispanic white, and includes those who identified themselves as white only. People of Hispanic origin may be of any race. Respondents who identified as other or two or more races are grouped under “Other non-Hispanic.”
2.“Poverty Thresholds by Size of Family and Number of Children, 2012,” U.S. Census Bureau, http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/poverty/data/threshld/index.html (accessed May 23, 2013).
3.Authors’ tabulations of the American Community Survey (ACS) (2008–10).
4.Authors’ tabulations of the ACS (2008–10).
5.Among low-income men age 18–44. Authors’ tabulations of the ACS (2008–10).
6.Authors’ tabulations of the ACS (2008–10).
7.The unemployment rate measures the ratio of people looking for work to the labor force (that is, people employed or looking for work). The employment-to-population ratio is the number of employed people over the total population.
8.Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey, Table 5, Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by sex, age, and race, available at http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat05.htm.
9.Authors’ tabulations of the ACS (2008–10).
10.Authors’ tabulations of the ACS (2008-10).
11.U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, “Work-Oriented Programs for Noncustodial Parents with Active Child Support Agency Involvement,” http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse/work_ oriented.html#pa (accessed July 19, 2012).
12.U.S. Census Bureau, “People without Health Insurance Coverage by Selected Characteristics: 2009 and 2010,” 
13.Authors’ tabulations of the ACS (2008–10).
14.U.S. Census Bureau, “People without Health Insurance Coverage by Selected Characteristics: 2009 and 2010.”

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