Spending at Mobile Fruit and Vegetable Carts and Using SNAP Benefits to Pay, Bronx, New York, 2013 and 2014.

Auteur(s) :
Breck A., Elbel BD., Kiszko KM., Abrams C.
Date :
Juin, 2015
Source(s) :
Preventing chronic disease. #12: pE87
Adresse :
New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Ave, VZ30 626, New York NY 10016. Email: brian.elbel@nyumc.org

Sommaire de l'article

This study examines purchases at fruit and vegetable carts and evaluates the potential benefits of expanding the availability of electronic benefit transfer machines at Green Carts. Customers at 4 Green Carts in the Bronx, New York, were surveyed in 3 waves from June 2013 through July 2014. Customers who used Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits spent on average $3.86 more than customers who paid with cash. This finding suggests that there may be benefits to increasing the availability of electronic benefit transfer machines at Green Carts.

Source : Pubmed
Retour