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Diet quality over the monthly supplemental nutrition assistance program cycle

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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, which are distributed monthly, help low-income families put food on their tables. Both food spending and caloric intake among recipients decrease over the month following benefit receipt. This pattern, termed the "SNAP-cycle," has serious implications for health and food security of low-income households. To understand better the SNAP-cycle, this study explored (1) differences in diet quality between SNAP and non-SNAP households and (...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.amepre.2018.04.027

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0000-0003-4972-431X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Preventive Medicine Journal website
Volume:
55
Issue:
2
Pages:
205-212
Publication date:
2018-06-21
Acceptance date:
2018-04-20
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-2607
ISSN:
0749-3797
Pubs id:
pubs:958275
URN:
uri:dc5f9285-b270-4f2a-9680-98ad054f7511
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uuid:dc5f9285-b270-4f2a-9680-98ad054f7511
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pubs:958275
Language:
English

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