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SNAP Use Increased Slightly in 2012: In Struggling Economy, Both Traditional and New Populations Rely on SNAP to Avoid Hunger

Description
Uses data from the American Community Survey to examine rates of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) receipt in 2012, track changes since the onset of the recession, and monitor receipt by region and place type including rural, suburban, and central city.
Author(s)
Jessica A. Carson
Date
2013
Type
Document
Organization
Carsey School of Public Policy
Tagged as
Food security and nutrition · Income support and assistance · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data