Household food insecurity associated with stunting and underweight among preschool children in Antioquia, Colombia.

@article{Hackett2009HouseholdFI,
  title={Household food insecurity associated with stunting and underweight among preschool children in Antioquia, Colombia.},
  author={Michelle Hackett and H. Melgar-Qui{\~n}onez and Martha Cecilia Alvarez},
  journal={Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={506-10}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess criterion validity of a household food security scale through its associations with child health status in participants of the Colombian Plan for Improving Food and Nutrition in Antioquia (Mejoramiento Alimentario y Nutricional de Antioquia (MANA)). METHODS A 12-item household food security survey (Colombian Household Food Security Scale, CHFSS) was applied to a cross-sectional stratified random sample of 2 784 low-income households with preschool children receiving MANA… CONTINUE READING