Funder(s)

National Institute on Aging, U.S. Department of Agriculture through Cooperative Agreement,

Funding ID

1P30AG066583, 58-4000-6-0055-R,

Description/Abstract

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is an important federal resource that provides nutritional assistance to low-income families. Timing of SNAP benefits can reduce childhood injuries. Access the accessible version here.

Document Type

Research Brief

Keywords

SNAP, SNAP benefit, food policy, child, injury, health outcomes

Disciplines

Family, Life Course, and Society | Health Policy | Social Welfare

Date

9-22-2020

Acknowledgements

Special thanks to Katie Green who wrote this brief. This research was also supported in part by the intramural research program of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service. The findings and conclusions in this publication are those of the authors and should not be construed to represent any official USDA or U.S. government determination or policy. The funder played no role in the study design and interpretation of the analysis. The authors also thank Shannon Monnat and Megan Ray for edits on an earlier version of this brief.

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