POVERTY STATUS DIFFERENTIATION OF THE FAMILIES IN Essay

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POVERTY STATUS DIFFERENTIATION OF THE FAMILIES IN

POVERTY STATUS DIFFERENTIATION OF THE FAMILIES IN
NEGROS ORIENTAL BASED ON SELECTED
SOCIOECONOMIC VARIABLES

By: Julhusin B. Jalisan


ABSTRACT

Two out of five Filipinos live in poverty. The Philippine Daily Inquirer (7 January 2002)
reported that the Philippines still has the highest poverty incidence in Southeast Asia.
Although almost all of the regions have a declining poverty incidence, there are two
regions that have rising poverty incidence. These are Eastern and Central Visayas where
Negros Oriental belongs.


The continuing persistence of poverty necessitates the need to do a continuing conduct of
research to go beyond broad poverty lines and cutoffs and into research which will
identify poverty groups by their characteristics, conditions, locations and causes. The
researcher believes that for different categories of the poor in different places, there
are different causes and conditions, which must be known specifically before appropriate
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