Hunger in young children of Mexican immigrant families.

  title={Hunger in young children of Mexican immigrant families.},
  author={Margaret Kersey and Joni S Geppert and Diana Becker Cutts},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  volume={10 4},
OBJECTIVE To measure rates of hunger and food insecurity among young US-born Latino children with Mexican immigrant parents (Latinos) compared with a non-immigrant non-Latino population (non-Latinos) in a low-income clinic population. DESIGN, SETTING AND SUBJECTS A repeated cross-sectional survey of 4278 caregivers of children < 3 years of age in the paediatric clinic of an urban county hospital for a 5-year period from 1998 to 2003. A total of 1310 respondents had a US-born child with at… CONTINUE READING