Items Purchased in First Half of SNAP Month | Items Purchased in Second Half of SNAP Month | |
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Mean percent cost increase for replacing relatively larger items with smallest sizes | 10.2% | 11.1% |

Mean percent cost increase for replacing relatively larger items with median sizes | 5.1% | 6.0% |

Mean percent cost increase for replacing only largest sizes with smallest sizes | 5.3% | 5.2% |

Mean percent cost increase for replacing only largest sizes with median sizes | 3.0% | 3.9% |

Observations | 364 | 419 |

Source: Authorsâ€™ estimates using FoodAPS data and the FoodAPS IRI subset.

Notes: Survey weights applied in estimation of means to adjust for complex survey design. First Half of SNAP Month = at least one survey day occurs less than seven days since SNAP was last received.