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Table 4 Descriptive statistics

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

  All Week of SNAP Disbursement
   Week 1 Week 2 Week 3
  Mean Mean Mean Mean
Injury-Related ER Claims 0.202 0.201 0.203** 0.203
Female 0.462 0.467 0.459*** 0.459***
White 0.598 0.590 0.608*** 0.597***
Black/African American 0.321 0.328 0.313*** 0.323***
Hispanic 0.067 0.065 0.068*** 0.069***
Age 2.454 2.441 2.450** 2.471***
HH Size 3.419 3.448 3.413*** 3.398***
SNAP Amount 467.936 472.318 467.000*** 464.618***
Observations 1288,552 419,676 438,145 430,731
  1. Asterisks indicate whether the mean is statistically different from Week 1 (*** p <0.01, ** p <0.05, * p <0.1)
  2. Source: Authors’ analysis of data from Missouri Department of Social Services. Sample of ER claims for children (0-5 years), from 2010-2013.