Frequency and duration of food insecurity and hunger in US households.

  title={Frequency and duration of food insecurity and hunger in US households.},
  author={Mark Nord and Margaret E Andrews and Joshua Winicki},
  journal={Journal of nutrition education and behavior},
  volume={34 4},
OBJECTIVE This study examines the extent to which food insecurity and hunger in US households are occasional, recurring, or frequent/chronic. Design/Variables: The federal food security scale measures the severity of food insecurity in surveyed households and classifies households as to their food security status during the previous year. The Current Population Survey Food Security Supplement (CPS-FSS) collects the data elements used to calculate the food security scale. Supplementary data on… CONTINUE READING

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