The Welfare-to-Work Grants Program: Enrollee Outcomes One Year After Program Entry. Exhibit A.1 History of the Receipt of Public Assistance by Welfare-to-work Enrollees at the Time of Program Entry (Percentages)

02/01/2004

Exhibit A.1
History of the Receipt of Public Assistance by Welfare-to-work Enrollees
at the Time of Program Entry

(Percentages)
В Baltimore Co. Boston Chicago Ft. Worth Milwaukee Nashville Philadelphia Phoenix St. Lucie Co., FL West Virginia Yakima, WA
TANF History
Currently receiving 24 56 91 92 1 64 92 68 42 77 87
Received in the past; not currently 70 39 7 5 13 35 5 27 56 10 5
Never received 6 5 2 3 86 1 3 6 2 13 9
Total time on TANF for All Enrollees
Never on TANF 6 5 2 3 86 1 3 6 2 13 9
0 1 Year 12 27 18 51 9 19 9 22 53 26 14
1 5 years 34 39 44 30 4 40 45 50 21 37 50
> 5 years 48 29 36 16 1 40 42 22 24 24 27
Total time on TANF if Ever On
0 l year 13 28 18 53 63 19 9 24 54 30 15
1-5 years 36 41 45 31 32 41 47 53 21 42 55
> 5 years 51 31 37 16 5 40 44 23 25 28 30
 
Other Public Assistance Receipt
Yes 53 8 11 10 20 15 13 11 10 26 NA
No 47 92 89 90 80 85 87 89 90 74 NA
Sample Size 121 797 1,915 996 276 643 1,279 286 168 290 369
Source: 1999-2002 baseline survey of Welfare-to-Work enrollees.
Note: The survey data have been weighted to be representative of all WtW enrollees in the respective sites. Survey item nonresponse may cause the sample sizes for specific variables to be smaller than those shown.
NA = not available.

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