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Poverty Detailed Tables:  Old tables mapped to new tables                       



Old (1987-2001)                 New (2002- )



1                       POV01 (all people, people in families, people in unrelated                      

                             subfamilies, unrelated individuals)

                        POV02 (people in families by family structure--married, male            

                             householder no spouse, female householder no spouse)

                        POV03 (people in families with related children)



2                       POV01 (ratios are in different iterations--each iteration has all       

                                 people, people in families, people in unrelated subfamilies,   

                                 unrelated individuals) 

                        POV02 (ratios are in different iterations--each has people in families  

                                 by family structure)

                        POV05 (ratios are in different iterations--each has household           

                                 relationship)

                        POV25 (means-tested benefits)

                        POV40 (regions and metro/nonmetro status)



3                       POV26 (program participation of household)



4                       POV40 (regions and metro/nonmetro status)



5                       POV39 (poverty areas)



6                       Did not exist after 1997



7                       POV29 (education -- highest grade attained)



8                       POV30 (education -- school enrollment)



9                       POV31 (marital status)



10                      POV22 (work experience of people age 16 and older)



11                      POV23 (compares earnings to 4-person threshold.  "Living wage.")



12                      Did not exist after 1997



13                      POV24 (reason for not working)



14                      Did not exist after 1997



15                      Was not migrated for 2002.  (Instead of showing poverty rates, Table 15 

                        showed percent distributions--what fraction of the poor were children,  

                        65 or older, etc.)



16                      POV05 (people in families by age of householder)



16A                     POV04 (families by age of householder)

                        POV32 (mean number of people per family)

                        POV33 (mean number of related children per family)



17                      By number of workers in the family:



                        Families:

                        POV06  (families by number of working family members and family                 

                                  structure)

                        POV07  (families with related children under 18 by number of working    

                                  family members and family structure)

                        POV08  (families with related children under 6 by number of working     

                                  family members and family structure)

                        POV09  (families with householder under age 65 by number of working     

                                  family members and family structure)



                        People in families:

                        POV10  (People in families by number of working family members and      

                                  family structure)

                        POV11  (People in families with related children under 18 by number of  

                                  working family members and family structure)

                        POV12  (People in families with related children under 6 by number of   

                                  working family members and family structure)

                        POV13  (Related children under 18 by number of working family members   

                                  and family structure)



                        By the householder's work experience:



                        Families:

                        POV14  (Families by householder's work experience)

                        POV15  (Families with related children under 18 by householder's work   

                                  experience)

                        POV16  (Families with related children under 6 by householder's work    

                                  experience)

                        POV17  (Families with householder under age 65 by householder's work    

                                  experience)



                        People in families:

                        POV18  (People in families by householder's work experience and family  

                                  structure)

                        POV19  (People in families with related children under 18 by            

                                  householder's work experience)

                        POV20  (People in families with related children under 6 by             

                                  householder's work experience)

                        POV21  (Related children under 18 by householder's work experience and  

                                  family structure)





18                      POV27 (Source of income)



19                      Region, Division, Metro/nonmetro residence:



                        POV41 (all people, people in families, people in unrelated subfamilies, 

                                 unrelated individuals)

                        POV42 (people in families by family structure)

                        POV43  (people in families with related children by family structure)

                        POV44  (Families by family structure)

                        POV45  (Families with related children under 18 by family structure)



20                      POV28 (income deficit or surplus -- the dollar difference between     

                                family income and the poverty threshold)  



21                      POV35  (poverty thresholds)

                        POV36 (number of families by size of family and number of children in   

                                 the family)

                        POV37 (families in poverty by size of family and number of related      

                                 children)

                        POV38 (people in poverty by size of family and number of related                

                                 children)



22                      POV01  (people by income to poverty ratio)

                        POV05  (related children by income to poverty ratio)

                        POV29  (nativity -- at bottom of table)



23                      POV34 (single year of age)



24                      Not migrated for 2002.  See detailed health insurance tables at:

                        http://ferret.bls.census.gov/macro/032003/health/toc.htm for 2002 

                                data.  

                        

                        For other health insurance data, go to                                          

                        http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/hlthins.html  



25                      POV46  (state)



Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2006 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.                                                                             


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