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Table 2 Summary statistics

From: How did medicaid expansions affect labor supply and welfare enrollment? Evidence from the early 2000s

Panel A: All counties
Variable Obs Mean Median Std. dev. Min Max
Number of Counties 176      
Labor force participation rate 1,232 0.58805 0.5928 0.057 0.394 0.784
Average weekly hours worked 1,232 33.3 32.9 2.223 31.2 36.5
Average weekly wages 1,232 536.2465 515.85 115.368 398 748
Food stamps 1,232 5328.50 5,296.50 1,245 2,567 401,684
Poverty rate 1,232 12.3215 11.875 3.8855 3.8 38.9
Female 1,232 50.9 51.2 1.2 48.3 53.5
Black 1,232 3.097 0.95 5.7 0 43
Hispanic 1,232 7.1725 2.945 10.8775 0.4 81.9
Panel B: Counties by state
State AZ ME NM NY OR VT
Number of Counties 15 16 33 62 36 14
Labor Force Participation Rate 0.534 0.629 0.618 0.621 0.624 0.689
Average weekly hours worked 33.6 31.8 32.1 34.1 32.4 32
Average weekly wages 501 518 505 556 527.5 582
Food stamps 12*313 6,420.5 4,979.2 5,235 4,094.5 3,368.5
Poverty rate 15.6 10.1 18 13.1 13.2 10.7
Female 50.1 51.2 50.3 50.7 50.3 50.4
Black 1.1 0.4 0.4 3.8 0.4 0.5
Hispanic 25.9 0.7 42.1 15.1 8 0.9
  1. *Each county is observed for 7 years, leading to 1,232 observations