Household food insecurity is associated with childhood malaria in rural Haiti.

@article{PrezEscamilla2009HouseholdFI,
  title={Household food insecurity is associated with childhood malaria in rural Haiti.},
  author={Rafael P{\'e}rez-Escamilla and Michael Dessalines and Mousson Finnigan and Helena Pach{\'o}n and Amber J. Hromi-Fiedler and Nishang Gupta},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={139 11},
  pages={2132-8}
}
Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere and is heavily affected by food insecurity and malaria. To find out if these 2 conditions are associated with each other, we studied a convenience sample of 153 women with children 1-5 y old in Camp Perrin, South Haiti. Household food insecurity was assessed with the 16-item Escala Latinoamericana y… CONTINUE READING