ERIC Number: EJ651081
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Expenditures on Children by Rural Families.
Rural America, v17 n1 p26-33 Jun 2002
From 1960 to 2000, total expenses to rear a rural child to age 18 increased in real terms. Food expenses decreased, but child care and educational expenses increased more. Details are presented on child-rearing expenditures by low-, middle-, and higher-income rural and urban families on housing, food, transportation, clothing, health care, child care and education, and miscellaneous. (SV)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Cost Estimates, Expenditures, Family Income, Financial Support, Rural Family, Rural Urban Differences, Student Costs
For full text: http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/ruralamerica/ra171.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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