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Table 1 Average marginal effects of calendar week on probability of ER claims for childhood injuries overall and by week of SNAP benefit disbursement

From: Childhood injuries and food stamp benefits: an examination of administrative data in one US state

VariableTotal SampleWeek of SNAP Benefit Disbursement
 Week 1Week 2Week 3
Calendar Week 2−0.0007−0.00210.0022−0.0022
(0.0018)(0.0030)(0.0030)(0.0030)
[0.674][0.486][0.474][0.473]
Calendar Week 3−0.0020− 0.0002− 0.0027− 0.0029
(0.0017)(0.0030)(0.0030)(0.0030)
[0.247\[0.938][0.354][0.332]
Calendar Week 4−0.0080***− 0.0042− 0.0037−0.0161***
(0.0018)(0.0031)(0.0031)(0.0031)
[0.000][0.185][0.224][0.000]
Observations1,288,552419,676438,145430,731
  1. *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05, * p < 0.1
  2. Source: Authors’ analysis of data from Missouri Department of Social Services. N=. 1,288,552
  3. Notes: Results are from probit regression models controlling for SNAP benefit amount, race/ethnicity, sex, age, household size, and year of ER visit. Average marginal effects with standard errors in parentheses and p-values in brackets. Standard errors clustered at the individual level