Measuring food insecurity and hunger in Peru: a qualitative and quantitative analysis of an adapted version of the USDA's Food Insecurity and Hunger Module.

@article{Vargas2010MeasuringFI,
  title={Measuring food insecurity and hunger in Peru: a qualitative and quantitative analysis of an adapted version of the USDA's Food Insecurity and Hunger Module.},
  author={Silvana Vargas and Mary Edith Penny},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={13 10},
  pages={
          1488-97
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To adapt a scale to measure perceptions on food insecurity and hunger among households in urban and rural communities in Peru. DESIGN Qualitative and quantitative methodology including consultation with regional experts, key informant interviews and focus groups. A field survey trial was conducted in urban and rural communities using an adapted version of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Insecurity and Hunger Module (FIHM). SETTING Five communities in three regions in… CONTINUE READING

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