12. In the last 12 months, since December of last year, did you ever run short of money and try to make your food or your food money go further?


13. In the past 12 months, since December of last year, did (you/anyone in this household) get food stamp benefits, that is, either food stamps or a food-stamp benefit card?


14. In which months of 2003 were food stamps received?


15. On what date in November did (you/your household) receive food stamp benefits?


16. How much did (you/your household) receive the last time you got food stamp benefits?


17. During the past 30 days, did (your child/any children in the household between 5 and 18 years old) receive free or reduced-cost lunches at school?


18. During the past 30 days, did (your child/any children in the household) receive free or reduced-cost breakfasts at school?


19. During the past 30 days, did (your child/any children in the household) receive free or reduced-cost food at a day-care or Head Start program?


20. During the past 30 days, did any (women/women or children/children/women and children) in this household get food through the WIC program?


21. How many (women/women or children/children/women and children) in the household got WIC foods?

IV. FOOD SUFFICIENCY AND FOOD SECURITY

The next questions are about the food eaten in your household in the last 12 months, since December of last year, and whether you were able to afford the food you need.


22. Which of these statements best describes the food eaten in your household—enough of the kinds of food we want to eat, enough but not always the kinds of food we want to eat, sometimes not enough to eat, or often not enough to eat?



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