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Table 1 Local and Federal food assistance program survey questions

From: Food insecurity and food pantry use among transgender and gender non-conforming people in the Southeast United States

QuestionPotential Responses
1. Do you currently, or have you in the past 12 months, received assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly known as food stamps)?
[all participants]
1. Yes, I/We currently receive SNAP assistance
2. Yes, I/We have received SNAP assistance in the past 12 months, but do not currently receive assistance
3. No, I/We have not received SNAP assistance in the past 12 months
4. Prefer not to answer
2. On average, how much in SNAP assistance did/do you receive monthly?
[participants who responded Yes in Q1]
 1. Less than $50
 2. $50 - $99
 3. $100 - $149
 4. $150 - $199
 5. $200 or more
3. Do you currently, or have you in the past 12 months, use local food assistance programs such as food pantries?
[all participants]
1. Yes, I/We currently use them
2. Yes, I/We have used them in the past 12 months, but do not currently
3. No, I/We do not use them and have not used them in the past 12 months
4. Prefer not to answer
4. Why do you not currently use local food pantries? (select all that apply)
[participants who responded no current food pantry use in Q3]
 1. I do not need to use these resources at this time
 2. I do not feel these resources are meant for me
 3. I do not feel comfortable using these resources
 4. I do not have transportation to these resources
 5. I do not feel welcome at these resources
 6. I did not know these resources existed
 7. None of these resources are available to me in my community
 8. Other, please describe
9. Prefer not to answer
5. Who is the organizer of your local food pantry? (if more than one pantry exists in your community, select all that apply)
[all participants]
1. Church or faith-based organization
2. Charitable, non-profit organization (such as Second Harvest)
3. A local college or university
4. I am not aware of any food pantries in my community
5. I do not know who organizes my local food pantry
6. Prefer not to answer
6. Overall, how welcoming do you feel your local food pantry is to transgender or gender non-conforming people?
[all participants]
 1. Extremely welcoming
 2. Somewhat welcoming
 3. Neither welcoming nor unwelcoming
 4. Somewhat unwelcoming
 5. Extremely unwelcoming
7. In your own words, please describe how your local food pantry is welcoming to transgender or gender non-conforming people. [all participants]Open ended
8. In your own words, please describe how your local food pantry is unwelcoming to transgender or gender non-conforming people. [all participants]Open ended