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MEASURING CHILDREN'S FOOD SECURITY IN U.S. HOUSEHOLDS, 1995-99

Nord, Mark; Bickel, Gary; Nord, Mark; Bickel, Gary;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2002
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Abstract
The capacity to accurately measure the food security status of children in household surveys is an essential tool for monitoring food insecurity and hunger at the most severe levels in U.S. households and for assessing programs designed to prevent or ameliorate these conditions. USDA has developed a children's food security scale to meet this measurement need. The scale is calculated from 8 questions in the 18-item food security survey module that ask specifically about food-related experiences and conditions of children. The scale measures the severity of food insecurity among children in surveyed households and identifies - in the most severe range of the scal...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: digestive, oral, and skin physiology
free text keywords: Food Security and Poverty,, Food Security and Poverty

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publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2002

MEASURING CHILDREN'S FOOD SECURITY IN U.S. HOUSEHOLDS, 1995-99

Nord, Mark; Bickel, Gary; Nord, Mark; Bickel, Gary;