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(Numbers in thousands)
Below poverty level
|Official less payroll taxes plus net capital gains||37,142||13.0|
|Official less federal and state income taxes plus net capital gains||34,959||12.3|
|Official less federal and state income taxes plus net capital gains and earned income credit (EIC)||30,903||10.8|
|Official less taxes plus net capital gains and EIC||33,253||11.7|
|Official less nonmeans-tested cash transfers||55,286||19.4|
|Official less means-tested cash transfers||36,648||12.8|
|Official plus means-tested non-medical noncash transfers||31,133||10.9|
|Official plus foodstamps||31,422||11.7|
|Official plus rent subsidies||33,371||11.7|
|Official plus regular-price school lunch||34,562||12.1|
|Official plus all non-medical noncash transfers||31,120||10.9|
|Official less taxes plus EIC and all noncash transfers||29,264||10.3|
For further explanation of the tax model revisions issued in April 2004 see, "Alternative Measures of Poverty for 2001 and 2002 (Revised)" at Alternative Measures Revision
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2003 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.