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CSWHY
Reason child does not have a biological/adoptive parent who lives outside the home

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Description

CSWHY explains the reason why a child doesn't have a biological parent who lives outside the household, but also does not live with both biological parents. This variable is found on the child 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.

Comparability

This variable is comparable across all available years, except that responses 6 through 9 were not available in 1994. Also, this variable is missing in the original data for the 1996 and 1998 samples.

Universe

  • Children whose other parent does not live outside the household.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1994 - - X - - - - - - - - -
2000 - - X - - - - - - - - -
2002 - - X - - - - - - - - -
2004 - - X - - - - - - - - -
2006 - - X - - - - - - - - -
2008 - - X - - - - - - - - -
2010 - - X - - - - - - - - -

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