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1998, 1999, and 2000 (revised)

Number and Percent of Children under 19 Years of Age, at or below 200 Percent of Poverty, by State: Three-Year Averages for, 1998, 1999, and 2000r.
(Numbers in Thousands)



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                              |          AT OR BELOW           |    AT OR BELOW 200% OF POVERTY  |
                              |        200% OF POVERTY         |    WITHOUT HEALTH INSURANCE/1   |
                Total children|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
               under 19 years,|        Standard        Standard|         Standard        Standard|
             all income levels| Number   error Percent   error |  Number   error Percent   error |
 -----------------------------|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
                              |                                |                                 |
  Alabama               1,157 |    519    47.3    44.6     3.0 |      86    19.1     7.5     1.6 |
  Alaska                  217 |     66     6.5    30.3     2.5 |      17     3.3     7.7     1.5 |
  Arizona               1,445 |    718    54.2    49.7     2.7 |     213    29.5    14.7     1.9 |
  Arkansas                720 |    351    29.5    48.6     2.9 |      74    13.5    10.3     1.8 |
  California            9,903 |  4,460   151.8    45.1     1.2 |   1,164    79.3    11.8     0.8 |
  Colorado              1,149 |    326    36.0    28.4     2.6 |      92    19.2     7.9     1.6 |
  Connecticut             902 |    212    30.1    23.5     2.9 |      39    12.9     4.3     1.4 |
  Delaware                219 |     78     8.6    35.6     3.1 |      13     3.4     6.0     1.5 |
  District of Columbia    108 |     55     6.1    51.0     3.9 |       9     2.4     8.0     2.1 |
  Florida               3,588 |  1,517    78.6    42.3     1.7 |     377    39.6    10.5     1.0 |
  Georgia               2,126 |    926    74.3    43.4     2.6 |     165    31.1     7.7     1.4 |
  Hawaii                  322 |    117    13.2    36.1     3.3 |      17     5.1     5.4     1.5 |
  Idaho                   382 |    165    13.8    43.1     2.7 |      46     7.3    12.0     1.8 |
  Illinois              3,607 |  1,215    71.0    33.7     1.6 |     269    33.5     7.4     0.9 |
  Indiana               1,569 |    520    55.1    33.2     2.9 |     122    26.1     7.8     1.6 |
  Iowa                    776 |    240    26.8    31.0     2.9 |      36    10.2     4.6     1.3 |
  Kansas                  724 |    261    26.9    36.1     3.0 |      50    11.9     7.0     1.6 |
  Kentucky                989 |    378    38.3    38.3     3.1 |      78    17.5     7.9     1.7 |
  Louisiana             1,166 |    619    50.0    53.2     2.9 |     161    25.8    13.7     2.0 |
  Maine                   320 |    102    12.7    31.7     3.3 |      16     4.9     5.1     1.5 |
  Maryland              1,271 |    289    41.2    22.7     2.9 |      75    20.8     6.0     1.6 |
  Massachusetts         1,603 |    564    44.0    35.2     2.2 |      68    15.5     4.2     0.9 |
  Michigan              2,957 |    933    60.6    31.4     1.7 |     129    22.5     4.3     0.7 |
  Minnesota             1,406 |    353    40.8    25.0     2.5 |      52    15.8     3.7     1.1 |
  Mississippi             813 |    384    32.2    47.2     2.9 |      89    15.4    10.9     1.8 |
  Missouri              1,496 |    467    52.2    31.3     2.9 |      58    17.5     3.9     1.1 |
  Montana                 246 |    116     9.9    47.3     3.0 |      32     5.2    13.0     2.0 |
  Nebraska                490 |    173    17.5    35.2     2.9 |      22     6.4     4.6     1.3 |
  Nevada                  598 |    227    20.7    37.9     2.7 |      67    11.3    11.2     1.8 |
  New Hampshire           355 |     90    12.1    25.4     2.9 |      10     3.6     2.7     1.0 |
  New Jersey            2,167 |    607    45.5    28.0     1.8 |      98    18.4     4.5     0.8 |
  New Mexico              563 |    304    22.8    54.0     2.7 |      85    12.2    15.1     2.0 |
  New York              5,002 |  2,048    87.1    40.9     1.4 |     358    36.6     7.2     0.7 |
  North Carolina        1,936 |    770    55.3    39.8     2.2 |     155    25.0     8.0     1.2 |
  North Dakota            170 |     75     7.1    43.5     3.2 |      17     3.3     9.6     1.8 |
  Ohio                  3,208 |  1,158    70.6    36.1     1.8 |     186    28.5     5.8     0.9 |
  Oklahoma                846 |    372    33.8    44.0     3.0 |     102    17.7    12.1     2.0 |
  Oregon                  905 |    367    36.5    40.4     3.1 |      81    17.2     8.9     1.8 |
  Pennsylvania          3,093 |  1,030    64.5    33.3     1.7 |     115    21.5     3.7     0.7 |
  Rhode Island            240 |     76     9.9    31.3     3.4 |       8     3.2     3.3     1.3 |
  South Carolina          960 |    392    41.0    40.7     3.3 |      84    18.7     8.3     1.8 |
  South Dakota            193 |     64     6.8    32.8     2.9 |      14     3.1     7.1     1.5 |
  Tennessee             1,479 |    603    58.3    40.8     3.1 |      53    17.2     3.5     1.1 |
  Texas                 5,977 |  2,768   117.0    46.3     1.5 |     973    70.2    16.3     1.1 |
  Utah                    747 |    259    21.8    34.8     2.4 |      44     9.0     5.9     1.2 |
  Vermont                 167 |     63     6.9    37.2     3.3 |       6     2.1     3.6     1.2 |
  Virginia              1,790 |    477    54.8    26.7     2.6 |     136    29.4     7.6     1.6 |
  Washington            1,570 |    516    56.0    32.7     2.9 |      81    22.5     5.1     1.4 |
  West Virginia           385 |    201    18.3    52.2     3.3 |      31     7.1     7.9     1.8 |
  Wisconsin             1,525 |    469    49.6    30.8     2.7 |      60    17.9     3.9     1.1 |
  Wyoming                 137 |     56     5.3    40.6     3.0 |      12     2.5     8.7     1.7 |
 -----------------------------|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|

Footnotes:

Note: Percentages listed are the average over the three years' percentages, not the percentageof the average numbers (calculated as "Number" divided by "Total Children"). Results may differ slightly based on the method used.

  • 1/ Estimates reflect the results of a health insurance verification question implemented in the March 2000 and 2001 CPS, and therefore are not directly comparable with the three-year averages from earlier years.
  • r Based on a November 2001 weighting correction.

Source:U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 1999, 2000, and 2001.


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Health Insurance |  Last Revised: September 12, 2012