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FY2002 Annual Report - Table 21

Office of Child Support Enforcement

Published: December 1, 2002
Table 21: Cost-Effectiveness Ratio Per CSPIA for Four Fiscal Years 1
STATES 1999 2000 2001 2002
ALABAMA $3.78 $3.66 $4.01 $3.64
ALASKA 4.41 3.89 4.14 4.49
ARIZONA 3.29 3.72 4.12 4.25
ARKANSAS 3.28 3.28 2.83 2.66
CALIFORNIA 2.78 3.23 2.61 1.91
COLORADO 3.65 3.23 3.58 3.66
CONNECTICUT 4.96 3.75 3.86 3.76
DELAWARE 2.97 3.19 2.93 3.66
DIST. OF COL. 3.27 2.64 2.26 2.69
FLORIDA 3.53 3.45 3.60 4.03
GEORGIA 4.16 3.72 3.96 4.24
GUAM 2.25 2.67 1.33 1.64
HAWAII 3.25 4.54 6.16 6.53
IDAHO 7.09 4.32 4.62 5.29
ILLINOIS 2.52 2.42 2.50 2.80
INDIANA 7.45 7.69 6.34 7.80
IOWA 5.01 4.24 5.27 5.63
KANSAS 2.98 2.91 2.51 2.61
KENTUCKY 3.90 4.02 4.08 4.71
LOUISIANA 4.41 4.92 4.38 4.87
MAINE 4.87 4.90 6.01 4.28
MARYLAND 4.42 3.60 4.22 4.19
MASSACHUSETTS 4.07 3.50 5.14 5.77
MICHIGAN 7.81 5.52 4.82 4.59
MINNESOTA 4.06 4.11 4.13 4.05
MISSISSIPPI 4.53 4.92 5.96 7.12
MISSOURI 3.26 3.37 3.81 4.63
MONTANA 3.87 3.58 3.91 4.10
NEBRASKA 3.61 3.78 3.35 2.87
NEVADA 3.08 2.52 3.24 2.87
NEW HAMPSHIRE 4.24 4.82 5.40 4.37
NEW JERSEY 4.86 4.60 5.27 4.83
NEW MEXICO 1.18 1.31* 1.07* 1.46
NEW YORK 4.58 4.90 5.07 4.49
NORTH CAROLINA 2.93 3.86 4.04 4.43
NORTH DAKOTA 4.42 4.61 4.19 4.71
OHIO 4.91 4.82 4.23 4.81
OKLAHOMA 3.37 2.83 2.90 2.80
OREGON 6.08 5.54 6.63 5.85
PENNSYLVANIA 6.21* 6.05 6.98 6.85
PUERTO RICO 5.77 6.31 5.51 6.27
RHODE ISLAND 4.36 4.44 4.23 4.52
SOUTH CAROLINA 5.06 5.08 4.60 5.87
SOUTH DAKOTA 6.75 6.95 7.72 7.59
TENNESSEE 4.69 4.85 4.99 4.50
TEXAS 4.23 4.96 5.23 5.41
UTAH 3.24 3.47 3.69 3.89
VERMONT 4.15 4.02 3.90 3.93
VIRGIN ISLANDS 2.86* 1.63 1.12 1.58
VIRGINIA 4.74 5.00 6.12 6.34
WASHINGTON 4.68 4.53 4.55 4.95
WEST VIRGINIA 4.09 4.15 4.64 4.87
WISCONSIN 5.64 6.51 6.06 6.11
WYOMING 4.84 4.33 4.09 5.00
TOTALS $4.11 $4.23 $4.21 $4.13
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.