Codes and Frequencies
CSBACK1 indicates whether back payments are included in the legal or informal child support agreement. This variable includes cases where there was no change in agreed payment, and cases where the payment changed, identified in CSCHG. For cases where the agreement changed, CSBACK1 indicates whether back payments are included prior to the change. Inclusion of back payments after the change is found in CSBACK2. This variable is found on the parent record.
Blank values for this variable represent individuals who were not interviewed in April of the sample year.
This variable is part of the Child Support Supplement.
- Persons with any kind of child support agreement who were supposed to receive child support last year.