Children Eligible for SNAP (Fiscal Year) 2011-current in Ohio

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Why This Indicator Matters

SNAP was formerly known as Food Stamps.
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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: The number and percent of children eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Benefits (SNAP) during the state fiscal year.

Data Source: Total SNAP participant eligibility: Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Percentages calculated by CDF-Ohio.

Child population: Puzzanchera, C., Sladky, A. and Kang, W. (2016). "Easy Access to Juvenile Populations: 1990-2014." Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezapop/

Footnotes: The percentage is calculated by dividing the total number of participants by the total child population of the county or state.

NA reported for some counties due to administrative reporting changes:
Hocking, Ross, and Vinton Counties began reporting SNAP data together under Ross County starting in 2014. Data for Hocking and Vinton are labeled NA and counted with Ross.

Defiance and Paulding Counties began reporting SNAP data together under Defiance County starting in 2014. Data for Paulding is labeled NA and counted with Defiance.