Survey Design for TANF Caseload Project: Summary Report and Recommendations. Common Measures Used, Pros and Cons


Most surveys did not address the topic of pregnancy and birth. The WES asked whether the respondent was currently pregnant and whether the respondent had been pregnant over some specified period of time. The Alameda survey asked, among a list of questions measuring life-stress events, whether the respondent gave birth to a child during the past year.

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