Food insufficiency and American school-aged children's cognitive, academic, and psychosocial development.

  title={Food insufficiency and American school-aged children's cognitive, academic, and psychosocial development.},
  author={Katherine Alaimo and C M Olson and Edward A. Frongillo},
  volume={108 1},
OBJECTIVE This study investigates associations between food insufficiency and cognitive, academic, and psychosocial outcomes for US children and teenagers ages 6 to 11 and 12 to 16 years. METHODS Data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) were analyzed. Children were classified as food-insufficient if the family respondent reported that his or her family sometimes or often did not get enough food to eat. Regression analyses were conducted to test for… 

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