Food insecurity and household food supplies in rural Ecuador.

  title={Food insecurity and household food supplies in rural Ecuador.},
  author={Michelle Hackett and Ana Claudia Zubieta and Kattya Hern{\'a}ndez and Hugo Melgar-Qui{\~n}{\'o}nez},
  journal={Archivos latinoamericanos de nutricion},
  volume={57 1},
The objective of this research is to assess the validity of a modified US Household Food Security Survey Module (HFSSM) through its correlation with food supply and demographic factors, and its fitness using Rasch model analysis in rural Ecuador. This study examines the relationship between household food insecurity and household food supplies in 52 Ecuadorian households. The sample was drawn from four rural communities participating in the project PLAN in Cantón Quijos. Questionnaires included… CONTINUE READING

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