The Welfare-to-Work Grants Program: Enrollee Outcomes One Year After Program Entry. Exhibit B.17 Employment and Receipt of TANF by Welfare-to-Work Enrollees At the Time of Program Entry and One Year Later (Percentages)

02/01/2004

Exhibit B.17
Employment and Receipt of TANF by Welfare-to-Work Enrollees
At the Time of Program Entry and One Year Later

(Percentages)
В Baltimore Co. Boston Chicago Ft. Worth Milwaukee Nashville Philadelphia Phoenix St. Lucie Co., FL West Virginia Yakima, WA
Employment
EmployedВ atВ enrollment 81.5 5.9 3.2 15.4 26.3 28.0 7.5 3.0 71.5 5.6 5.8
Employed 1 year later 71.8 42.8 40.5 40.5 41.1 42.6 35.8 32.6 72.9 57.0 48.7
Difference in employment rates is statistically significant * *** *** *** *** *** *** *** В *** ***
Receipt of TANF
Received at enrollment 24.3 55.6 90.6 91.5 0.6 64.1 91.5 66.9 41.1 78.1 85.0
Received 1 year later 15.3 40.9 40.4 42.9 5.1 63.9 58.4 47.3 16.1 36.5 44.3
Difference in recipiency rates is statistically significant В *** *** *** *** В *** *** *** *** ***
Sample Size 100 607 1,594 873 195 559 1,110 221 146 269 293
Sources: 1999-2002 baseline survey and 2000-03 12-month follow-up survey of Welfare-to-Work enrollees.
Note 1: Data for survey respondents have been weighted to be representative of all WtW enrolleess in the respective sites. Survey item nonresponse may cause the sample sizes for specific variables to be smaller than those shown. Rounding may cause percentages to sum to something other than 100.
Note 2: Data on employment and TANF receipt at enrollment are from the evaluation's baseline survey. Data on employment and TANF receipt one year after enrollment are from the evaluation's 12-month follow-up survey. The results are based on weighted data for respondents to both the baseline survey and the 12-month follow-up survey. Results pertaining to the time of WtW enrollment may differ slightly from the results presented in Exhibit A.2, which are based on weighted data for respondents to the baseline survey.
*/**/*** Difference between the rate of employment or TANF receipt at enrollment and one year later is statistically significant at the .10/.05/.01 level.

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