Standard Setting Method

Used in 1970s

Used in 1980s

Combination—continued

Kansas

 

 

Michigan

 

 

Vermont

 

 

West Virginia

 

Legislative determination

 

Maryland

 

 

Michigan

 

 

North Dakota

Average payment

 

New Hampshire

 

 

New Jersey

 

 

Rhode Island

Poverty guidelines (as is or modified)

 

Alabama

 

 

Arizona

 

 

Arkansas

 

 

Delaware

 

 

Florida

 

 

Georgia

 

 

Hawaii

 

 

Indiana

 

 

Kentucky

 

 

Mississippi

 

 

Nevada

 

 

New Mexico

 

 

Ohio

 

 

South Carolina

Arbitrary or not available

Alaska

Alaska

 

Arizona

 

 

Arkansas

 

 

 

California (N.A.)

 

 

Connecticut

 

District of Columbia

 

 

 

Kansas

 

Louisiana

 

 

 

Minnesota (N.A.)

 

Mississippi

 

 

Missouri

 

 

Nevada

 

 

New Hampshire

 

 

North Dakota

 

 

Rhode Island

 

 

 

South Dakota

 

 

Texas (N.A.)

 

 

Virginia

 

 

West Virginia

 

Wyoming

 

 

SOURCE: Data from Urban Systems Research & Engineering (1980:Exhibits 1 and 2); Larin and Porter (1992:xii).



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