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During the 12 months before your new baby was born, what were the sources of your household's income? Check all that apply.

Paycheck or money from a job 90.6
Money from family or friends 13.6
Money from a business, fees, dividends, or rental income 7.4
Aid such as TANF, welfare, WIC, public assistance, general assistance, food stamps, or Supplemental Security Income 24.8
Unemployment benefits 7.8
Child support or alimony 5.7
Social security, workers' compensation, disability, veteran benefits, or pensions 2.5
Other 4.3
(n = 1,588) Denominator is all survey respondents.

  • All results are weighted.
  • These results are for surveys that were mailed to mothers from April 2008 through March 2009. Child's dates of birth were from 1/1/2008 through 12/31/2008.
  • 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.
*2008 Data collected under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol.

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