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What were the sources of your family income during the past 12 months?
Check all that apply.


Paycheck or money from a job 91.2%
Aid such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, welfare, public assistance, general assistance, food stamps, or Supplemental Security Income 14.7%
Unemployment benefits 6.1%
Child support or alimony 6.3%
Social Security, Worker's Compensation, veteran benefits, or pensions 2.9%
Money from a business, fees, dividends, or rental income 7.2%
Money from family or friends 14.3%
Other 3.8%
(n = 2,026)

  • All results are weighted.
  • These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from March 2000 through March 2001. Child's dates of birth were from 1/1/2000 through 12/31/2000.
  • 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.

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