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Numbers in thousands. Based on a November 2001 weighting correction.)
|Selected income definitions||2001||2000||Change (2001 less 2000)|
|Number Below Poverty||Poverty Rate||Number Below Poverty||Poverty Rate||Number Below Poverty||Poverty Rate|
|Definition 1 (current measure)||31,054||11.3||32,258||11.8||*-1,119||*-0.5|
|Definition 2 (definition 1 less government cash transfers1)||51,246||18.6||52,542||19.2||*-1,207||*-0.6|
|Definition 4 (definition 2 plus capital gains and employee health benefits)||49,006||17.8||50,628||18.5||*-1,513||*-0.7|
|Definition 6 (definition 4 less social security payroll and federal income taxes2)||52,507||19.0||53,556||19.6||-954||*-0.5|
|Definition 7 (definition 6 plus the earned income credit (EIC))||48,219||17.5||49,523||18.1||*-1,192||*-0.6|
|Definition 8 (definition 7 less state income taxes)||48,649||17.6||49,954||18.3||*-1,199||*-0.6|
|Definition 9 (definition 8 plus nonmeans-tested government cash transfers)||30,630||11.1||31,961||11.1||*-1,225||*-0.6|
|Definition 11 (definition 9 plus the value of Medicare and regular-price school lunch)||29,653||10.7||30,800||11.3||*-1,047||*-0.5|
|Definition 14 (definition 12 plus the value of Medicaid and other means-tested government noncash transfers)||23,820||8.6||24,161||8.8||-250||-0.1|
*Statistically significant at the 90 percent confidence level.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 2001.