TITLE

Poverty Determination in U.S. Insular Areas

AUTHOR(S)
Gootnick, David
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;11/10/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to determine poverty in the insular areas. It notes that there are two federal agencies issue measures being used to determine poverty status, the Census Bureau (Census) issues poverty threshold and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) poverty guidelines. Moreover, those approaches were used to the poverty measures affect poverty population statistics for specific need-based federal aid.
ACCESSION #
45342080

 

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