Household food security among migrant and seasonal latino farmworkers in North Carolina.

@article{Quandt2004HouseholdFS,
  title={Household food security among migrant and seasonal latino farmworkers in North Carolina.},
  author={Sara A. Quandt and Thomas A. Arcury and Julie Early and Janeth Tapia and Jessie D Davis},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={2004},
  volume={119 6},
  pages={568-76}
}
OBJECTIVE Food insecurity is defined as lack of access at all times, due to economic barriers, to enough food for an active and healthy lifestyle. The objective of this study was threefold: to characterize levels of food security, food insecurity, and hunger among migrant and seasonal Latino farmworkers; to assess predictors of food insecurity for this group; and to describe the strategies farmworkers use to cope with food insecurity. METHODS Adults from 102 farmworker households in North… CONTINUE READING