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TABLE 15

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF AFDC FAMILIES BY REASON FOR DEPRIVATION OF THE YOUNGEST CHILD
OCTOBER 1995 - SEPTEMBER 1996
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ONE OR BOTH PARENTS ABSENT AND
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NOT MARRIED
PATERNITY PARENT
DIVORCED SEPARATED ESTABLISHED ---------------------------
TOTAL OR LEGALLY BUT NOT --------------- OTHER CHILD UNEM- DE- INCAPA- UN-
STATE FAMILIES SEPARATED LEGALLY YES NO ABSENCE UNBORN! PLOYED CEASED CITATED KNOWN
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U.S. TOTAL 4,553,308 10.7% 11.1% 25.2% 35.2% 2.1% 1.1% 7.1% 1.6% 3.7% 2.2%
ALABAMA 42,393 11.8 6.8 23.1 49.3 2.2 -0- 0.4 1.7 3.1 1.5
ALASKA 12,253 23.3 7.4 28.3 18.0 2.4 -0- 13.3 2.9 2.4 2.1
ARIZONA 63,404 12.5 16.5 22.5 37.4 1.9 1.3 1.7 1.6 3.4 1.1
ARKANSAS 22,747 12.3 10.7 29.3 34.3 2.9 -0- 1.5 1.0 5.2 2.9
CALIFORNIA 895,960 7.9 8.9 13.7 37.1 1.5 1.7 20.9 2.3 5.0 1.0
COLORADO 35,447 16.0 7.6 26.3 39.2 2.3 2.2 1.5 0.5 3.0 1.4
CONNECTICUT 58,117 7.6 8.2 42.8 23.6 2.4 0.9 8.9 2.4 2.1 1.0
DELAWARE 10,388 7.7 6.1 43.5 28.4 4.8 0.3 1.6 1.0 3.2 3.2
DIST. OF COL. 25,721 2.3 3.4 16.2 68.7 1.3 0.2 1.6 3.6 0.8 1.9
FLORIDA 211,975 14.8 15.0 18.4 43.3 3.0 0.3 1.0 0.8 1.5 1.8
GEORGIA 130,387 10.2 11.7 63.4 6.6 1.1 0.1 0.7 1.3 3.2 1.7
GUAM 2,137 8.3 5.4 35.3 30.1 3.2 1.0 10.3 1.9 1.0 3.5
HAWAII 21,960 10.4 14.5 21.8 34.2 3.1 0.1 7.8 1.4 6.2 0.5
IDAHO 9,008 26.5 13.9 20.6 18.7 5.2 -0- 5.5 1.9 5.2 2.6
ILLINOIS 224,148 7.5 9.3 18.7 53.2 1.9 1.0 4.7 0.7 1.6 1.3
INDIANA 52,873 13.6 7.2 21.1 35.0 2.3 0.3 1.6 0.7 2.7 15.5
IOWA 32,785 22.7 5.8 32.1 22.3 1.4 -0- 10.8 0.4 3.6 0.8
KANSAS 25,148 21.6 8.4 22.6 30.8 2.5 1.8 4.9 0.8 5.2 1.5
KENTUCKY 71,827 18.4 12.2 17.4 30.2 1.1 -0- 4.7 1.9 12.2 1.9
LOUISIANA 70,581 7.6 8.6 22.4 50.1 2.6 -0- 0.3 1.4 4.6 2.3
MAINE 20,461 29.2 8.2 31.2 14.4 0.8 1.0 7.2 0.8 4.8 2.4
MARYLAND 74,106 3.5 8.8 29.7 34.4 12.4 2.1 0.6 1.6 0.8 6.1
MASSACHUSETTS 88,365 9.8 11.7 36.5 28.4 1.8 1.0 3.3 1.6 3.9 2.2
MICHIGAN 178,002 11.8 6.9 30.6 27.5 2.8 1.0 9.8 1.7 1.6 6.2
MINNESOTA 58,250 15.2 6.9 30.1 30.3 1.5 1.5 7.0 1.1 4.0 2.4
MISSISSIPPI 47,954 5.8 14.2 24.7 48.8 1.7 -0- 0.2 1.7 1.7 1.1
MISSOURI 82,717 15.0 11.5 32.3 31.4 1.1 -0- 1.1 1.2 4.6 1.9
MONTANA 10,806 21.9 11.2 27.2 21.6 2.8 0.8 7.3 1.4 4.8 0.8
NEBRASKA 14,166 17.3 9.9 21.5 37.6 0.8 4.9 4.0 1.0 1.3 1.7
NEVADA 14,827 16.6 10.5 20.3 44.7 1.6 1.8 1.6 0.5 1.3 1.1
NEW HAMPSHIRE 9,538 20.6 16.4 34.7 19.3 2.3 -0- 1.3 -0- 4.2 1.3
NEW JERSEY 111,983 6.1 9.2 34.6 40.5 0.9 0.1 4.1 2.3 1.0 1.3
NEW MEXICO 33,852 15.1 11.3 24.4 37.2 1.1 0.4 2.8 1.3 4.9 1.5
NEW YORK 433,325 6.4 15.8 36.9 25.5 1.2 1.5 4.3 1.8 2.5 4.0
NORTH CAROLINA 113,127 8.0 10.1 29.6 39.1 4.2 -0- 1.8 1.4 3.2 2.7
NORTH DAKOTA 4,892 22.7 7.3 41.1 19.3 1.8 1.5 0.9 0.9 3.6 0.9
OHIO 206,722 13.5 8.0 25.9 34.6 1.4 3.9 4.8 1.2 3.9 2.7
OKLAHOMA 38,809 23.3 14.1 16.8 37.7 1.0 -0- 0.1 1.1 4.1 1.8
OREGON 33,444 18.5 11.8 28.9 27.5 1.4 0.6 4.8 1.1 3.9 1.4
PENNSYLVANIA 190,329 10.6 7.2 25.5 40.2 2.0 0.4 2.9 1.5 7.3 2.3
PUERTO RICO 50,888 10.4 17.8 48.0 7.4 3.4 -0- -0- 3.4 9.4 0.2
RHODE ISLAND 21,226 15.5 19.7 30.8 24.6 0.6 -0- 3.9 1.0 1.5 2.5
SOUTH CAROLINA 45,770 6.3 19.8 30.1 38.2 0.1 0.1 0.5 1.4 1.8 1.6
SOUTH DAKOTA 5,995 20.8 5.8 31.0 33.2 1.0 0.3 -0- 1.0 4.2 2.9
TENNESSEE 99,096 13.0 12.9 23.2 37.2 3.1 1.3 1.1 1.2 5.0 2.0
TEXAS 254,953 10.2 16.9 11.7 52.4 2.9 -0- 1.7 1.3 2.2 0.7
UTAH 14,767 22.6 20.0 21.2 19.8 2.0 5.3 1.2 1.2 5.7 1.0
VERMONT 9,058 32.7 6.3 20.8 12.2 3.6 2.0 13.9 -0- 5.6 3.0
VIRGIN ISLANDS 1,399 3.3 2.0 64.0 29.3 -0- -0- -0- 1.3 -0- -0-
VIRGINIA 64,937 8.5 13.2 29.0 40.2 2.6 0.2 0.7 0.8 3.2 1.5
WASHINGTON 98,933 16.7 12.8 24.9 20.3 3.7 1.2 13.7 1.1 4.1 1.5
WEST VIRGINIA 36,562 21.7 16.0 16.9 18.4 2.1 -0- 11.1 1.2 10.7 1.9
WISCONSIN 60,058 10.3 4.9 35.7 30.8 3.5 2.9 5.2 1.0 3.8 1.9
WYOMING 4,732 28.1 10.8 18.1 29.1 2.4 1.6 1.3 1.8 5.2 1.6
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NOTE: '-0-'=ZERO. '!'=EXACT STATUS NOT REPORTED.
PREPARED BY DHHS/ACF/OPRE April 16, 1997

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