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Adults in Families* Living Below the Poverty Level,** by Household Type and Sex, 2008

Adults in Families* Living Below the Poverty Level,** by Household Type and Sex, 2008
  Percent of Adults
Household Type Female Male

*Families are groups of at least two people related by birth, marriage, or adoption and residing together.
**Poverty level, defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, was $22,025 for a family of four in 2008.

Source I.4: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey.

Adults in Families, Total
10.1 6.9
Adults in Families, Married Couple
5.5 5.5
Adults in Families, No Spouse Present
25.7 11.9

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