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Percentage of economic families or persons not in economic families who spend 20% more of their after-tax income than average on food, shelter and clothing.
The prevalence of low income after tax is the proportion or percentage of economic families or persons not in economic families in a given classification below the low income after tax cut-offs. These prevalence rates are calculated from unrounded estimates of economic families and persons 15 years of age and over not in economic families.