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What were the sources of your household's income during the past 12 months?


Paycheck or money from a job 91.6%
Aid such as TANF, welfare, public assistance, food stamps, or SSI 22.2%
Unemployment benefits 15.9%
Child support or alimony 8.3%
Social security, worker's compensation, veteran benefits, or pensions 3.3%
Money from a business, fees, dividends, or rental income 9.0%
Money from family or friends 18.7%
Other 7.2%
(n = 1,460)

  • All results are weighted.
  • These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from April 2003 through March 2004. Child's dates of birth were from 1/1/2003 through 12/31/2003.
  • The number of respondents (n) is the number of women who chose the responses above.
  • Percents may not add to 100.0 due to rounding.
*2003 Data collected under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol.

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