The Food-Spending Patterns of Households Participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Findings From USDA's FoodAPS

This study uses data from USDA's FoodAPS survey to compare food expenditures of SNAP households with those of eligible nonparticipant households and households overall. It examines variations in food spending by SNAP households' characteristics, the contribution of SNAP benefits to household food expenditures, and changes in food-spending patterns over the month after receipt of benefits.


Issue Date:
Aug 01 2017
Publication Type:
Report
Language:
English
Total Pages:
37
Series Statement:
Economic Information Bulletin Number 176




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