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Table 1 1970 characteristics

From: Word to the mother(tongue): language access and Medicaid for Limited English Proficient migrants

  Has Medicaid access-improving language access lawsa No Medicaid access-improving language access laws Difference (has-no)
% foreign-born 0.0449 0.0412 0.0037
% born in non-English speaking country 0.0348 0.029 0.0058
% with English as mother tongue 0.9016 0.9029 − 0.0013
Employed-to-unemployed ratio 23.312 23.278 0.034
Total family income 10,254.62 10,245.18 9.44
Governor’s party 1.642 1.609 0.033
  1. Notes: Democrat = 1, Republican = 2 for “Governor’s party”
  2. aIncludes four states whose date of passage could not be found. There is no statistically significant difference between the means for all the variables