APPENDIX A
Acronyms


AAP

American Academy of Pediatrics (McLoyd)

AFDC

Aid to Families with Dependent Children (Moffitt)

AFQT

Armed Forces Qualification Test (Conrad)


BRFSS

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (Kington)


CBO

Characteristics of Business Owners (Boston)

CPS

Current Population Survey (Zhou, Conrad, Smith)


ECA

Epidemiologic Catchment Area Study (Williams)

EEO

Equal Employment Opportunity (Holzer)

EPESE

Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly (Kington)

ETS

Educational Testing Service (Ferguson)


FAS

fetal alcohol syndrome (McLoyd)


HDS

Housing Discrimination Study (Massey)

HHNES

Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (Kington)

HRS

Health and Retirement Study (Oliver/Shapiro)

HUD

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (Pastor)


IHS

Indian Health Service (USDHHS) (Kington, Williams)



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America Becoming: Racial Trends and Their Consequences, Volume I APPENDIX A Acronyms AAP American Academy of Pediatrics (McLoyd) AFDC Aid to Families with Dependent Children (Moffitt) AFQT Armed Forces Qualification Test (Conrad) BRFSS Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (Kington) CBO Characteristics of Business Owners (Boston) CPS Current Population Survey (Zhou, Conrad, Smith) ECA Epidemiologic Catchment Area Study (Williams) EEO Equal Employment Opportunity (Holzer) EPESE Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly (Kington) ETS Educational Testing Service (Ferguson) FAS fetal alcohol syndrome (McLoyd) HDS Housing Discrimination Study (Massey) HHNES Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (Kington) HRS Health and Retirement Study (Oliver/Shapiro) HUD U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (Pastor) IHS Indian Health Service (USDHHS) (Kington, Williams)

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America Becoming: Racial Trends and Their Consequences, Volume I JTPA Job Taining Partnership Act (Moffitt) LBW low birth weight (Kington, Jenkins) LFPR labor-force participation rate (Conrad) LULUs locally undesirable land uses (Pastor) NAEP National Assessment of Educational Progress (Ferguson) NCES National Center for Education Statistics (Ferguson) NCHS National Center for Health Statistics (Kington, Williams) NCS National Comorbidity Survey (Williams) NHANES III Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (McLoyd) NHIS National Health Interview Survey (Kington) NICHHD National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (Smith) NLMS National Longitudinal Mortality Survey (Kington) NLSAH National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (McLoyd) NLSY National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (Holzer, Conrad) NMES National Medical Expenditures Survey (Kington) OMB U.S. Office of Management and Budget (Kington, Williams) PRWORA Personal Responsibility and Work Reconciliation Act (Moffitt) PSID Panel Study of Income Dynamics (Smith, Oliver/ Shapiro) PUMAs Public Use Microdata Areas (in Los Angeles) (Pastor) PUMS Public Use Micro Samples (Conrad) SCF Survey of Consumer Finances, Federal Reserve Board (Oliver/Shapiro) SEP socioeconomic position (Kington) SES socioeconomic status (Williams, McLoyd) SIE Survey of Income and Education (Conrad) SIPP Survey of Income and Program Participation (Oliver/ Shapiro) SMOBE Survey of Minority-Owned Business Enterprises (Boston)

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America Becoming: Racial Trends and Their Consequences, Volume I SMSAs Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas (Sandefur) SNC The State of the Nation’s Cities (Pastor) SSI Supplemental Security Income (Moffitt) SSRC Social Science Research Council (Massey) TANF Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, was AFDC until 1996 (Moffitt) TSDFs toxic storage and disposal facilities (Pastor) UCLA University of California, Los Angeles (Kington) USBC U.S. Bureau of the Census (Kington, Williams, Boston) USDHHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Kington, Williams) WIC Women, Infants, and Children (McLoyd)