Individuals in households participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) spent more time in grocery shopping and meal preparation than other low-income persons in 2008
Average minutes per day

Bar chart with 3 groups with 2 items per group.

Group 1, Grocery shopping.
Item 1, SNAP household 7.3.
Item 2, non-SNAP household 6.2.
Group 2, Grocery shopping (those who shopped).
Item 1, SNAP household 57.4.
Item 2, non-SNAP household 50.
Group 3, Meal preparation/cleanup.
Item 1, SNAP household 49.2.
Item 2, non-SNAP household 39.1.

Note: Data for individuals, age 18 and older. As of Ocober 1, 2008, the Food Stamp Program was renamed as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Non-SNAP household income is <130% poverty threshold. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics American Time Use Survey and ERS Eating and Health Module.