Dataset: The Health of Houston Survey 2018

Variable pp1: Public programs [S]

Literal Question

PP_1. Are you now receiving any public assistance for either food, medical services, or financial assistance for you and your family?

Descriptive Text

The universe for this variable includes all adult respondents age 18 and older who reported their household income was below 300% of the federal poverty level (FPL). The question differs from public program questions in 2010.

Values Categories N NW
0 No 2846 1,765,292.8
1 Yes 590 372,645.1
-8 Not in universe 3774 2,458,103.5

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 3436 2137937.848
Missing cases 3774 2458103.471
Standard deviation 0.377 0.379
This variable is numeric


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