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Table 1 Sample means (Standard deviations)

From: The labour supply effects of a partial cash-out of in-kind transfers to single mothers

  Pre April 1988 Post March 1988 All
Prob Hours>0 0.406 0.324 0.375
Prob Hours>0 | child 0-4 0.154 0.176 0.163
Prob Hours>0 | no child 0-4 0.501 0.437 0.484
Hours | Hours>0 26.4 (12.5) 25.3 (13.7) 26.0 (13.0)
Own age 35.5 (9.1) 33.1 (8.4) 34.6 (8.9)
# Children aged 0-4 0.37 (0.62) 0.53 (0.69) 0.43 (0.65)
# Children aged 5-10 0.57 (0.73) 0.62 (0.77) 0.59 (0.75)
# Children aged 11-16 0.74 (0.83) 0.52 (0.72) 0.66 (0.80)
Renter 0.57 0.68 0.61
Widow 0.11 0.05 0.09
Income Support participation 0.52 0.64 0.57
Family Credit participation 0.06 0.07 0.06
Housing Benefit participation 0.18 0.18 0.18
Child nutrition prog. participation 0.50 0.55 0.51
Income Support | Income Support>0 38.22 (14.26) 57.06 (24.57) 46.04 (21.34)
Family Credit | Family Credit>0 12.65 (7.83) 31.29 (17.39) 20.09 (15.51)
Housing Benefit | Housing Benefit>0 28.88 (33.53) 31.34 (20.12) 30.23 (27.05)
Child nutrition | CH>0 2.63 (2.03) 2.69 (1.31) 2.65 (1.83)
# Observations 2906 1621 4527
  1. Source: FES data. Sample of single mother heads of household April 1978 to March 1992. Notes: Welfare figures are the levels of receipts conditional on receipt and are £ per week in 1992 prices. Child nutrition programme figures are the levels of receipt evaluated at market prices of milk and school meals as recorded in this FES data.