RAT_CAT: Ratio of fam inc to poverty threshold
All persons Ratio of fam inc to poverty threshold Sources: FAMINC; FINC20; FINCCAT; FM_SIZE; NUM_KIDS Recodes: INCGRP Keywords: income; poverty Notes: The family's value for this variable is assigned to each member of the family, thus making it a person-level variable. The "Undefinable" cases consist of families where the number of children under age 18 in the family is equivalent to the number of family members. Published 1996 poverty thresholds from the Census Bureau are used in these calculations.
|2||.50 to .74||1,464||4.1%|
|3||.75 to .99||1,773||4.9%|
|4||1.00 to 1.24||1,576||4.4%|
|5||1.25 to 1.49||1,574||4.4%|
|6||1.50 to 1.74||1,503||4.2%|
|7||1.75 to 1.99||1,584||4.4%|
|8||2.00 to 2.49||2,672||7.4%|
|9||2.50 to 2.99||2,411||6.7%|
|10||3.00 to 3.49||2,261||6.3%|
|11||3.50 to 3.99||1,936||5.4%|
|12||4.00 to 4.49||1,546||4.3%|
|13||4.50 to 4.99||1,399||3.9%|
|14||5.00 and over||6,013||16.6%|
Based upon 36,116 valid cases out of 36,116 total cases.
Location: 32-33 (width: 2; decimal: 0)
Variable Type: numeric
(Range of) Valid Data Values: 1 thru 99
Source: This variable was taken from: National Health Interview Survey, 1997.
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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.