Food insufficiency in the households of reproductive-age Ecuadorian women: association with food and nutritional status indicators.

@article{Weigel2015FoodII,
  title={Food insufficiency in the households of reproductive-age Ecuadorian women: association with food and nutritional status indicators.},
  author={M Margaret Weigel and Maria Mercedes Armijos},
  journal={Ecology of food and nutrition},
  year={2015},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={20-42}
}
Data from a nationally representative survey of Ecuadorian households with reproductive-aged women (n = 10,784) were used to analyze the prevalence of household food insufficiency (HFI) and its association with sociodemographic characteristics, food acquisition and expenditure patterns, dietary diversity, and anthropometric indicators. Fifteen percent of households had food insufficiency and 15% had marginal food sufficiency. HFI was associated with poverty-linked indicators. Marginally food… CONTINUE READING
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