Food insecurity: consequences for the household and broader social implications.

@article{Hamelin1999FoodIC,
  title={Food insecurity: consequences for the household and broader social implications.},
  author={A M Hamelin and J P Habicht and Micheline Beaudry},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={1999},
  volume={129 2S Suppl},
  pages={525S-528S}
}
A conceptual framework showing the household and social implications of food insecurity was elicited from a qualitative and quantitative study of 98 households from a heterogeneous low income population of Quebec city and rural surroundings; the study was designed to increase understanding of the experience of food insecurity in order to contribute to its prevention. According to the respondents' description, the experience of food insecurity is characterized by two categories of manifestations… CONTINUE READING