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Food stamp program participation rates, January 1992


Author:
Trippe, Carole., Sykes, Julie., United States Food and Nutrition Service. Office of Analysis and Evaluation., and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc
Source:
Current perspectives on food stamp program participation 1994
Year:
1994
Subject:
Food stamps -- United States, low income households, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and United States
Abstract:
This report presents the January 1992 Food Stamp Program participation rates. The participation rate measures the proportion of those eligible for food stamps who actually apply for and receive food stamps. The intended population and provides information on which groups of the eligible population participate at higher or lower rates than other groups. Also, a comparison of rates over time can identify trends in participation rates. In January 1992, the FSP provided benefits to 74 percent, or 24 million, of the 33 million persons eligible for benefits.
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, Office of Analysis and Evaluation
Collection:
USDA publications