Adults living in households with children who had difficulty paying for usual household expenses in the past week in the United States

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Definitions: The number and percentage of adults living in households with children birth to age 17 who reported that it has been somewhat or very difficult for the household to pay for usual household expenses, including but not limited to food, rent or mortgage, car payments, medical expenses, students loans, and so on in the past week. Only respondents who provided a valid response are included. 

Data Source: Population Reference Bureau analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau, Household Pulse Survey, Phase 2, 2020

Footnotes: Updated October 2020
S - Estimates suppressed when the effective sample size is less than 30 or the 90% confidence interval is greater than 30 percentage points or 1.3 times the estimate. Adults living in households with children who had difficulty paying for usual household expenses in the past week.