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q023Taking into account all sources of income for everyone in your household, what was your total household income over the last 12 months? Please consider all sources of income, including wages, tips, bonuses, income from self-employment or investments, payments from government benefits (including unemployment and Social Security benefits), and settlements such as alimony and child household income over last 12 months
q024In the last 12 months, how often were you able to easily predict your household’s income for the following month? how easy to predict household income for following month
q025In the last 12 months, which of the following statements best describes how your household’s income varied from month to month, if at all?

My household’s income:
income varied month per month
q026Which of the following, if any, contributed to why your household’s income varied over the last 12 months? Please select all that apply, and if none of the listed apply, please write in your own answer below.Variable income from bonuses
q026_otherother reason income varied
q027BSocial Securitysocial security
q028Supplemental Security Income (SSI) BenefitsSupplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits
q029Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
q030Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
q031Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
q032Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or food stamps)Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or food stamps)
q033Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
q034Housing Assistance (e.g. Section 8 or vouchers)Housing Assistance (e.g. Section 8 or vouchers)
q034AEarned Income Tax Credit (EITC)earned income tax credit
q035Other government benefits not listed here or in previous question, please specify: ~q035_other Other public benefit
q035_otherother public benefit