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Stata SAS
Variable Name afdc_M
Top Access Level released
Label Indicator for receipt of AFDC or TANF benefits
Codebook SIPP Synthetic Beta v6.02

Full Description

This variable indicates that a respondent received public assistance payments (AFDC or TANF) in month M. M goes from 1 to 48 and represents the month number since the start of panel_1stfullyear. The variable comes from the core file. I20REC1-I20REC4 in 1984; R20 in the 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1993 panels; ER20 in the 1996, 2001, 2004, and 2008 panels.

Values (2 total)

0 Did not receive public assistance payment
1 Received public assistance payment