Table 3

Comparison of planned spending of cash versus vouchers

Item on which plan to spend reimbursementTotal sample (n=264)Cash reimbursement (n=155)Voucher reimbursement (n=109)χ2p Value
Don't know/nothing specific (%)20 (8)12 (8)8 (7)0.0150.90
Food/drinks/groceries (%)166 (68)89 (62)77 (76)5.330.02
Transport/petrol (%)28 (11)27 (19)1 (1)18.65<0.01
Cigarettes (%)51 (21)31 (22)20 (20)0.130.72
Alcohol (%)3 (1)2 (1)1 (1)0.080.77
Illicit drugs (%)3 (1)3 (2)0 (0)2.140.14
Miscellaneous* (%)30 (12)18 (13)12 (12)0.030.87
  • *Gifts, clothes, bills, rent, cell phone credit.