TANF "Leavers", Applicants, and Caseload Studies: Data Files: Washington Department of Social and Health Services Public Use Data Files Applicants Study

File Name File Size File type Contents Description
WA CD Contents* 55KB Microsoft Word Listing and description of all the files in Washington State's Public Use data File CD ROM This is in the forma of a table listing the file name, file type, contents, and a brief description.
WA Notes to Researchers* 25KB Microsoft Word Note to Researchers on Washington State Department of Social and Health Services Public Use Data Document informing users of any known problems or difficulties with the data files
AdminDataReport.pdf* 486KB Adobe Acrobat Doc Study of Washington State's TANF Leavers and TANF Recipients: Welfare Reform and Findings Final Report This is a comprehensive report of the analysis conducted on the administrative data. It includes important research design information, data sources, clarifications, and discussion of findings.
IntegSummary.pdf* 125KB Adobe Acrobat Doc A Study of Washington State's TANF Leavers and TANF Recipients: Findings from Administrative Data and the Telephone Survey Summary Report This is a brief five page report that outlines the background to the study, a short discussion of some of the initial major findings, particularly in the areas of employment, food and other resources, family well-being, medical insurance, children and childcare, child support, and TANF recidivism.
SurveyReport.pdf* 493KB Adobe Acrobat A Study of Washington State's TANF Leavers and TANF Recipients: Findings from Administrative Data and the Telephone Survey: Final Report In addition to a discussion of the research findings, the final report contains information about the methodology employed, the sample, the sample design, response rates, and data collections
adminWA A updated.asc 101965KB ASCII Washington State's Administrative Data Set A (administrative data on TANF leavers) data
adminWA B updated.asc 478367KB ASCII Washington State's Administrative Data Set B (administrative data on TANF non-leavers for comparison purposes) data
surveyWA.asc 5462KB ASCII ASC Data set of Washington State's April-June 1999 Telephone Survey data
Admin dict WA.doc* 682KB Microsoft Word Data Dictionary: Administrative Data File This is a codebook for the Washington Administrative data, for both leavers (A) and non-leavers (B). It provides information about the following: variable names, descriptions, data limitations, allowable formats, and related reports.
Descriptive BHP.doc* 28KB Microsoft Word Administrative Data Description Table for Basic Health Plan This document contains the following information about the Basic Health Plan data in the administrative data files: data type, acronym/state reference, source agency/program, data source, time period covered, unit of analysis, description of the population covered in the file, total number of cases reported in the file, matching variable, file locators, and known data limitations.
Descriptive CC.doc* 28KB Microsoft Word Administrative Data Description Table for Child Care This document contains the following information about Child Care data in the administrative data files: data type, acronym/state reference, source agency/program, data source, time period covered, unit of analysis, description of the population covered in the file, total number of cases reported in the file, matching variable, file locators, and known data limitations.
Descriptive CS.doc* 29KB Microsoft Word Administrative Data Description Table for Child Support This document contains the following information about Child Support data in the administrative data files: data type, acronym/state reference, source agency/program, data source, time period covered, unit of analysis, description of the population covered in the file, total number of cases reported in the file, matching variable, file locators, and known data limitations.
Descriptive FS.doc* 29KB Microsoft Word Administrative Data Description Table for Food Stamps This document contains the following information about Food Stamps data in the administrative data files: data type, acronym/state reference, source agency/program, data source, time period covered, unit of analysis, description of the population covered in the file, total number of cases reported in the file, matching variable, file locators, and known data limitations.
Descriptive Med.doc* 28KB Microsoft Word Administrative Data Description Table for Medicaid This document contains the following information Medicaid data in the administrative data files: data type, acronym/state reference, source agency/program, data source, time period covered, unit of analysis, description of the population covered in the file, total number of cases reported in the file, matching variable, file locators, and known data limitations.
Descriptive TANF.doc* 28KB Microsoft Word Administrative Data Description Table for TANF This document contains the following information about TANF data in the administrative data files: data type, acronym/state reference, source agency/program, data source, time period covered, unit of analysis, description of the population covered in the file, total number of cases reported in the file, matching variable, file locators, and known data limitations.
Descriptive UI.doc* 28KB Microsoft Word Administrative Data Description Table for UI This document contains the following information about Unemployment Insurance data in the administrative data files: data type, acronym/state reference, source agency/program, data source, time period covered, unit of analysis, description of the population covered in the file, total number of cases reported in the file, matching variable, file locators, and known data limitations.
ExitSurvey3 Questionnaire.doc* 262KB Microsoft Word Survey of TANF Exiting Clients April-May 1999 This is a copy of the questionnaire Washington used for the survey of TANF Exiting Clients .
File Guide admin A.doc* 27KB Microsoft Word Administrative Data File Guide for adminWA A (administrative data on TANF leavers) This document contains the following information about the Administrative A Data file: file name, file type, data included in the file, the number of observations, the record format, the maximum record length, the record id variable, the unit of analysis, relating linking files, and the files description.
File Guide admin B.doc* 27KB Microsoft Word Administrative Data File Guide for adminWA B (administrative data on TANF non-leavers for comparison purposes) This document contains the following information about the Administrative B Data file: file name, file type, data included in the file, the number of observations, the record format, the maximum record length, the record id variable, the unit of analysis, relating linking files, and the files description.
Survey Data File Guide.doc* 27KB Microsoft Word Survey Data File Guide for the April-June 1999 Telephone Survey This document contains the following information about the Survey Data file: file name, file type, data included in the file, the number of observations, the record format, the maximum record length, the record id variable, the unit of analysis, relating linking files, and the files description.
Survey Summary Table.doc* 33KB Microsoft Word Survey Summary Table for Washington State's April-June 1999 Telephone Survey This document contains the following information about the survey methodology: survey description, the study population, the sampling design, the number of completed interviews, the response rate, the survey approach, the fielding period, the questionnaire length, and the known data limitations.
Survey dict WA.doc* 267KB Microsoft Word Data Dictionary: Survey Data File: Survey WA (1-176 pages) This is a codebook for the Survey data file. It contains the following information for each variable: the variable name, variable description (question wording), allowable formats, and known data limitations.
Survey PUD.doc* 56KB Microsoft Word Public Use Data Set Table of Contents This is an electronic copy of the table of contents and first two sections for all of the documentation associated with Washington's survey data (the excluded sections are the data dictionary and record layout). In addition to the table of contents, this document contains a brief project narrative and important programming information.
Title Admin.doc* 23KB Microsoft Word Title page for the Administrative data files' documentation Title page
Title Surv.doc* 23KB Microsoft Word Title page for the Telephone Survey data file documentation Title page
WA Admin layout.doc 435KB Microsoft Word Table providing the necessary layout information for the Washington State Administrative Data (both A and B) This table provides layout information for both of Washington's administrative data sets. The table provides the following information: item number, starting column, ending column, length, data type, and variable name.
WA Surv layout.doc 86KB Microsoft Word Table providing the necessary layout information for the Washington State Telephone Survey Data This table provides layout information for Washington's Survey data. The table provides the following information: item number, starting column, ending column, length, data type, and variable name.
Admin SAS input updated.sas 17KB SAS SAS input statement for all the variables in the Washington State's Administrative data files, This input statement has been created to make it easier for researchers to begin analyzing the administrative data sets.
Survey SAS input.sas 8KB SAS SAS input statement for all the variables in Washington States Telephone Survey data file This input statement has been created to make it easier for researchers to begin analyzing the survey data set.

* ORC Macro, TA contractor for Welfare Outcomes Data Files, Sept. 2001, compiled this table of contents.

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