QIN66A: EITC used

The federal government allows parents who have jobs which pay less than about $25,000 a year to pay lower taxes. This special rule is called the Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC, and is available to families with children. Did you/Do you expect to use this on your federal income tax return this year?

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 Yes 1,24356.8%
2 No 2109.6%
Missing Data
-2 Refused 40.2%
-1 Don't know 703.2%
. - 66030.2%
Total 2,187 100%

Based upon 1,453 valid cases out of 2,187 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 1.14
  • median: 1.00
  • mode: 1.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 2
  • standard deviation: 0.35

Location: 9787-9788 (width: 2; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Missing Values: -2 , -1 , .

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: Welfare, Children, and Families: A Three-City Study.

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