Leanna Lab #4

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Leanna Lab #4

  1. 1. Families Below Poverty by Selected Characteristics By Leanna Calvin
  2. 2. Variables and Values Variables Name Values White, Black, Asian, Hispanic Race Control Variable Age, Region, Type of Family Family Characteristics Independent Variable 7,657,000 Families in poverty Dependent Variable
  3. 3. Hypothesis &Casual Model Hypothesis: The certain Characteristics a family posses Determine how far below poverty a family is. Bivariate Multivariate Families In Poverty Race Family Characteristics Family Characteristics Families In Poverty
  4. 4. Rationale For many families that have certain characteristics associated with them, such as race, age or the type of family they live in, they are immune to being below the poverty level depending on which characteristics they are associated with.
  5. 5. Family below poverty level by Characteristics Bivariate Table Region Northeast Midwest West South Below 1,264 1,510 3,158 1,725 poverty ______________________________________________________ Age 15-24 24-34 35-44 45-54 Poverty 1,029 2,137 1,879 1,133 Source: U.S Census Burea, 2006 _______________________________________________________
  6. 6. Family below poverty level by Characteristics MultivariateTable Region Northeast Midwest West South Below 813 1,012 1,297 1,947 poverty ______________________________________________________ Age 15-24 24-34 35-44 45-54 Poverty 664 1,385 1,263 743 __________________________________________________________ Whites African Americans Region Northeast Midwest West South Below 347 415 1,067 167 Age 15-24 24-34 35-44 45-54 Poverty 288 606 470 283 _________________________________________________________
  7. 7. Bivariate Graph
  8. 8. Multivariate Graph

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