Exercise Compare Poverty

Exercise Compare Poverty - a 1 parent family that is MALE...

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Handout Lecture 2-3: Rates of Poverty, other data: comparative view Poverty rate, uninsured rate, and median income 2007 1) Find respective Pov Rate / Med Income for groups below in Census Tables 2) See small tables below; see if you can calculate the Composition of Poverty by Race, by Family Type a. i.e: What percentage OF THE “IN POVERTY” POPULATION are non- Hispanic White; Black; Hispanic; Asian; “other race” ? 3) Calculate what percentage of IN POVERTY population is in a 2 parent family? …in a ONE parent family? …is in a 1 parent family that is FEMALE HEADED? …is in
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Unformatted text preview: a 1 parent family that is MALE HEADED? The INCIDENCE of Poverty (among different groups) Poverty Med. Income 1. Overall: 2. Non-Hispanic White 3. Black 4. Hispanic 5. Asian 6. Foreign Born 7. Children 8. Married Couple Families 9. Single Parent Female Headed Families The COMPOSITION (of the poverty population) By Race White, not Hispanic Black Hispanic Asian Everybody Else Handout Lecture 2-3: Rates of Poverty, other data: comparative view By Family Type 2 Parent 1 Parent o Female o Male...
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2010 for the course SOC WORK 206 taught by Professor Lock during the Spring '10 term at Wisconsin.

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