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FY1997 Annual Report - Table 46

Office of Child Support Enforcement

Published: December 1, 1997
TABLE 46: IV-A CASES IN WHICH CUSTODIAL PARENTS CLAIMED GOOD CAUSE FOR REFUSING TO COOPERATE IN ESTABLISHING PATERNITY AND SECURING CHILD SUPPORT, AND IV-A CASES IN WHICH GOOD CAUSE CLAIMS WERE FOUND VALID, FY 1997
STATE REFUSALS FOR ANY REASON GOOD CAUSE FOUND
ALABAMA 27 15
ALASKA 33 20
ARIZONA 114 25
ARKANSAS 63 60
CALIFORNIA 253 137
COLORADO 174 47
CONNECTICUT 0 0
DELAWARE 0 0
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0
FLORIDA 3 1
GEORGIA 52 47
GUAM 0 0
HAWAII 59 18
IDAHO 3 3
ILLINOIS 556 554
INDIANA 55 34
IOWA 0 0
KANSAS 0 0
KENTUCKY 112 83
LOUISIANA 219 69
MAINE 9 0
MARYLAND 0 0
MASSACHUSETTS 0 0
MICHIGAN 165 72
MINNESOTA 369 148
MISSISSIPPI 3 0
MISSOURI 39 27
MONTANA 58 52
NEBRASKA 0 0
NEVADA 9 12
NEW HAMPSHIRE 13 13
NEW JERSEY 0 0
NEW MEXICO 10 5
NEW YORK 110 0
NORTH CAROLINA 15 10
NORTH DAKOTA 121 94
OHIO 396 258
OKLAHOMA 17 17
OREGON 0 0
PENNSYLVANIA 98 77
PUERTO RICO 26 2
RHODE ISLAND 72 65
SOUTH CAROLINA 171 103
SOUTH DAKOTA 14 0
TENNESSEE 5 4
TEXAS 0 0
UTAH 0 0
VERMONT 146 53
VIRGIN ISLANDS 0 0
VIRGINIA 448 95
WASHINGTON 0 0
WEST VIRGINIA 26 18
WISCONSIN 74 51
WYOMING 59 7
NATIONWIDE TOTALS 4,196 2,296
SOURCE: DATA SUPPLIED BY THE OFFICE OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE, ACF, HHS
NOTE: STATES WERE NOT REQUIRED TO REPORT GOOD CAUSE INFORMATION IN 1997.