A systematic review of food insecurity among US students in higher education

  title={A systematic review of food insecurity among US students in higher education},
  author={Aydin Nazmi and Suzanna M. Martinez and Ajani Byrd and Derrick Robinson and Stephanie Bianco and Jennifer Maguire and Rashida M. Crutchfield and Kelly Condron and Lorrene D. Ritchie},
  journal={Journal of Hunger \& Environmental Nutrition},
  pages={725 - 740}
ABSTRACT Accumulating evidence suggests that food insecurity in US colleges and universities is higher than in US households, making this a new public health priority. We conducted a systematic review of food insecurity among US students attending higher education institutions. A total of eight studies met inclusion criteria, representing data from 52,085 students. Unweighted mean food insecurity prevalence among this sample was 43.5% (SD = 12.4), significantly higher than the 13% reported for… 

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