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FY2002 and FY2003 Annual Report - Table 23

Office of Child Support Enforcement

Published: December 1, 2003
Table 23: CSPIA Cost-Effectiveness Ratio for Five Fiscal Years 1
STATES 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Source: Form OCSE-34A, lines 5 + 8 +13 / OCSE-396A line 9 (A+C) - 1b (A+C).
1 This is the formula used under the Child Support Performance Incentive Act (CSPIA) of 1998.
* Not reliable. All states' cost effectiveness ratios were reliable in FY 2002 and FY 2003.
ALABAMA $3.78 $3.66 $4.01 $3.64 $3.78
ALASKA 4.41 3.89 4.14 4.49 4.24
ARIZONA 3.29 3.72 4.12 4.25 4.47
ARKANSAS 3.28 3.28 2.83 2.66 3.12
CALIFORNIA 2.78 3.23 2.61 1.91 2.31
COLORADO 3.65 3.23 3.58 3.66 3.22
CONNECTICUT 4.96 3.75 3.86 3.76 4.04
DELAWARE 2.97 3.19 2.93 3.66 3.03
DIST. OF COL. 3.27 2.64 2.26 2.69 2.09
FLORIDA 3.53 3.45 3.60 4.03 4.39
GEORGIA 4.16 3.72 3.96 4.24 4.47
GUAM 2.25 2.67 1.33 1.64 2.10
HAWAII 3.25 4.54 6.16 6.53 5.08
IDAHO 7.09 4.32 4.62 5.29 5.70
ILLINOIS 2.52 2.42 2.50 2.80 2.64
INDIANA 7.45 7.69 6.34 7.80 7.91
IOWA 5.01 4.24 5.27 5.63 5.52
KANSAS 2.98 2.91 2.51 2.61 3.12
KENTUCKY 3.90 4.02 4.08 4.71 4.88
LOUISIANA 4.41 4.92 4.38 4.87 5.11
MAINE 4.87 4.90 6.01 4.28 4.99
MARYLAND 4.42 3.60 4.22 4.19 4.53
MASSACHUSETTS 4.07 3.50 5.14 5.77 5.46
MICHIGAN 7.81 5.52 4.82 4.59 4.79
MINNESOTA 4.06 4.11 4.13 4.05 4.05
MISSISSIPPI 4.53 4.92 5.96 7.12 7.50
MISSOURI 3.26 3.37 3.81 4.63 4.95
MONTANA 3.87 3.58 3.91 4.10 3.63
NEBRASKA 3.61 3.78 3.35 2.87 3.22
NEVADA 3.08 2.52 3.24 2.87 3.12
NEW HAMPSHIRE 4.24 4.82 5.40 4.37 4.72
NEW JERSEY 4.86 4.60 5.27 4.83 5.06
NEW MEXICO 1.18 1.31* 1.07* 1.46 1.57
NEW YORK 4.58 4.90 5.07 4.49 5.00
NORTH CAROLINA 2.93 3.86 4.04 4.43 4.99
NORTH DAKOTA 4.42 4.61 4.19 4.71 5.10
OHIO 4.91 4.82 4.23 4.81 4.91
OKLAHOMA 3.37 2.83 2.90 2.80 3.12
OREGON 6.08 5.54 6.63 5.85 5.60
PENNSYLVANIA 6.21* 6.05 6.98 6.85 6.80
PUERTO RICO 5.77 6.31 5.51 6.27 5.67
RHODE ISLAND 4.36 4.44 4.23 4.52 4.63
SOUTH CAROLINA 5.06 5.08 4.60 5.87 6.32
SOUTH DAKOTA 6.75 6.95 7.72 7.59 7.80
TENNESSEE 4.69 4.85 4.99 4.50 5.47
TEXAS 4.23 4.96 5.23 5.41 5.63
UTAH 3.24 3.47 3.69 3.89 4.13
VERMONT 4.15 4.02 3.90 3.93 3.78
VIRGIN ISLANDS 2.86* 1.63 1.12 1.58 1.84
VIRGINIA 4.74 5.00 6.12 6.34 6.52
WASHINGTON 4.68 4.53 4.55 4.95 4.54
WEST VIRGINIA 4.09 4.15 4.64 4.87 4.54
WISCONSIN 5.64 6.51 6.06 6.11 5.95
WYOMING 4.84 4.33 4.09 5.00 5.57
TOTALS $4.11 $4.23 $4.21 $4.13 $4.32