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SDOH-1 Proportion of children aged 0-17 years living with at least one parent employed year round, full time

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

Data Source: 
Current Population Survey (CPS); U.S. Census Bureau and Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (Census and DOL/BLS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
Yes
Measure: 
percent
Baseline (Year): 
71 (2010)
Target: 
Not applicable
Target-Setting Method: 
This measure is being tracked for informational purposes. If warranted, a target will be set during the decade.
Target-Setting Method Justification: 
A family’s economic circumstances are associated with health outcomes and influenced by a number of complex contextual factors. The objective will be tracked for informational purposes.
Numerator: 

Number of children aged 17 years and under living with at least one parent who is employed 35 or more hours per week for 50 to 52 weeks per year

Denominator: 

Number of children aged 17 years and under living with at least one parent

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective: 
Not applicable
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data: 

    From the 2010 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplements:

    [NUMERATOR:]

    During 2009 in how many weeks did you work even for a few hours? Include paid vacation and sick leave as work.

    _____________

    In the weeks that you worked, how many hours did you usually work per week?

    _____________

    During 2009, were there one or more weeks in which you worked less than 35 hours? Exclude time off with pay because of holidays, vacation, days off, or sickness.

    1. Yes
    2. No

    In the weeks that you worked, how many weeks did you work less than 35 hours in 2009?

    _____________

Data Collection Frequency: 
Annual
Methodology Notes: 

    Year-round, full time employment is defined as usually working full time (35 hours or more per week) for 50 to 52 weeks. Children living with parent excludes children living with relatives other than parents.

Revision History

Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
New objective in 2012.