Food Insecurity / Food Insufficiency : An Empirical Examination of Alternative Measures of Food Problems in Impoverished U . S . Households

@inproceedings{Scott1998FoodI,
  title={Food Insecurity / Food Insufficiency : An Empirical Examination of Alternative Measures of Food Problems in Impoverished U . S . Households},
  author={R. I. Scott},
  year={1998}
}
This report analyzes different approaches to measuring food problems among impoverished households. Researchers investigating what public policy analysts refer to as hunger have sketched out alternative conceptual spaces within which these food problems can be measured. The narrower conceptual space may be termed food insufficiency and is distinguished by restricted household food stores, too little food intake among adults or children in the household, and direct reports or perceptions of… CONTINUE READING

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