Food insufficiency exists in the United States: results from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III).

@article{Alaimo1998FoodIE,
  title={Food insufficiency exists in the United States: results from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III).},
  author={Katherine Alaimo and Ronette R. Briefel and Edward A Frongillo and Christine Marie Olson},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1998},
  volume={88 3},
  pages={
          419-26
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of food insufficiency in the United States and to examine sociodemographic characteristics related to food insufficiency. METHODS Data were analyzed from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, a cross-sectional representative sample of the civilian noninstitutionalized population living in households. Individuals were classified as "food insufficient" if a family respondent reported that the family… CONTINUE READING

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