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For the individual studies, this variable exists in different sections from CPES.

Variable Label: # total years received public assistance since 18


DA36_3a

[(' '/You told me earlier that you received public assistance - such as food stamps, Aid to Families with Dependent Children, General Assistance, or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families - in the past 12 months.)] How many years in total did you receive public assistance since you turned 18?

A discrepancy exists between the question text in the surveys. You may wish to compare question text to determine how it affects the variable results.

  • Valid N: 3652
  • Refused: 135
  • Don't Know: 9
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 16217
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
03.5005.0002.0000.00065.000
  • Valid Range: 0 - 65
  • Total Cases: 20013

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