Adult recipients of food stamps (in thousands), by age and sex, 2003 (vertical bar): 18-35 years: female, 3,280; male, 1,164. 36-59 years: female, 2,533; male, 1,536. 60 years and older: female, 1,243; male, 544.

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture. Characteristics of Food Stamp Households: Fiscal Year 2003. November 2004.