Food Insecurity and Associated Factors in the Portuguese Population

@article{lvares2014FoodIA,
  title={Food Insecurity and Associated Factors in the Portuguese Population},
  author={Lu{\'i}sa {\'A}lvares and Teresa Freitas Amaral},
  journal={Food and Nutrition Bulletin},
  year={2014},
  volume={35},
  pages={S395 - S402}
}
Background The burden of food insecurity in Portugal, and the socioeconomic and demographic factors that are related to this condition, are unknown. Objective To evaluate the frequency of food insecurity and to identify its associated characteristics in the Portuguese population. Methods Data from 3,552 heads of family respondents of the 2005/06 Portuguese National Health Survey were analyzed in a cross-sectional study. Food insecurity was evaluated with the use of the US Department of… 

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