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Food stamp participants' food security and nutrient availability : final report


Author:
Cohen, Barbara., United States Food and Nutrition Service. Office of Analysis, Nutrition, and Evaluation., and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc
Year:
1999
Subject:
Food stamps -- United States, food availability, food security, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and United States
Abstract:
The National Food Stamp Program Survey was conducted for the Food and Nutrition Service by Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. between June 1996 and January 1997, to obtain information with which to assess how well the Food Stamp Program is serving its current and potential clients. One of the main objectives of the survey was to examine the food security of participants, in terms of the adequacy of the food available to them and their risk of hunger. The study also examined the amount of nutrients participants used from home food supplies. Both of these are important measures of the program's
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, Office of Analysis, Nutrition and Evaluation
Collection:
USDA publications