Definition of Poverty level
1. Noun. A level of personal income defining the state of poverty.
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Literary usage of Poverty level
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1. Drug Use Among Racial/Ethnic Minorities edited by Andrea Kopstein (1998)
"The proportion of individuals who are classified below the poverty level has ... A comparison of poverty level by race/ethnicity indicates that slightly ..."
2. Population Profile of the U.S., 1997 by Andrea Curry, Karen Mills, Janice Valdisera (2000)
"The proportion of the population with incomes below the poverty level in 1995 also was significantly lower than that in 1994 (13.8 percent compared with ..."
3. Racial/Ethnic Patterns of Cancer in the United States, 1988-1992 edited by Barry A. Miller (1997)
"The percent of each racial/ethnic population living below the poverty level is based on answers to the income questions on the 1990 census. ..."
4. Private Health Insurance: Continued Erosion of Coverage Linked to Cost Pressures by Michael Gutowski, Carmen Rivera-Lowitt, John Dicken, Paula Bonin (1998)
"... poverty level 201% of poverty level and above US average (0 to 64 years) -4.5% 52.9 46.7 68.7 89.1 75.0% 62.9 86.8 70.5% Source; US Bureau of the Census ..."
5. Health Status of Minorities & Low Income Groups by DIANE Publishing Company, Dept. of Health and Human Services, United States (1991)
"Nearly one-third (31.1 percent) of Blacks lived below the poverty level, compared with 11 percent of Whites and 27.3 percent of Hispanics (Table 5). ..."