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Table 3. Persons Poor Each Month of 1993 and 1994, by Selected Characteristics Persons poor entire 24 months Total Number Percent All persons 248819 13105 5.3 Race and Hispanic Origin White 206696 7793 3.8 Not of Hispanic origin 186100 4995 2.7 Black 31703 4461 14.1 Hispanic origin 24224 3262 13.5 Not of Hispanic origin 224595 9843 4.4 Age Under 18 years 68767 6489 9.4 18 to 64 years 153064 5156 3.4 65 years and over 26988 1459 5.4 Sex Male 120922 5068 4.2 Female 127898 8037 6.3 Educational Attainment (persons 18 years and over) Less than 4 years of high school 35570 3736 10.5 High school graduate, no college 67780 2120 3.1 1 or more years of college 76703 759 1.0 Disability Status (persons 15 to 69 years) With a work disability 29214 2519 8.6 With no work disability 143950 3444 2.4 Residence Metropolitan 191056 9760 5.1 Central city 70998 6311 8.9 Non-central city 120058 3449 2.9 Nonmetropolitan 57764 3345 5.8 Region Northeast 50894 2822 5.5 Midwest 64780 2571 4.0 South 82955 5085 6.1 West 50191 2628 5.2 Family Status In families 215613 10388 4.8 In families with related children under 18 years 142113 9731 6.8 In married-couple families 172201 3539 2.1 In married-couple families with related children under 18 years 110883 3113 2.8 In families with a female householder, no spouse present 37112 6623 17.8 In families with a female householder, no spouse present, with related children under 18 years 28278 6405 22.7 Unrelated individuals 33207 2717 8.2 In non-family households 30851 2401 7.8 Employment and Labor Force Status (persons 18 years and over) Employed full-time 93523 409 0.4 Employed part-time 22776 389 1.7 Unemployed 8135 875 10.8 Not in labor force 55618 4942 8.9 Marital Status (person 18 years and over) Married 108387 1738 1.6 Separated, divorced, or widowed 32975 2961 9.0 Never married 38691 1917 5.0 Family Size 1 person (unrelated individual) 33207 2717 8.2 2 persons 56802 1427 2.5 3 persons 47499 1822 3.8 4 persons 56552 2346 4.1 5 persons 32260 2016 6.2 6 or more persons 22501 2777 12.3 Access to Health Insurance Covered by health insurance 215887 10832 5.0 Private insurance 186583 1378 0.7 Medicare 29293 1626 5.6 Medicaid 26238 9241 35.2 Not covered by health insurance 32932 2273 6.9 Receipt of Public Assistance Received public assistance 37122 10865 29.3 Did not receive public assistance 211698 2240 1.1 1Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race. 2Public assistance programs include AFDC or General Assistance, Supplemental Security Income, food stamps, Medicaid, and housing assistance.