Prevalence and predictors of food insecurity in migrant farmworkers in Georgia.

@article{Hill2011PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and predictors of food insecurity in migrant farmworkers in Georgia.},
  author={Brittany Gray Hill and Ashley G Moloney and Terry Mize and Tom Himelick and Jodie Guest},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={101 5},
  pages={831-3}
}
We examined the prevalence of food insecurity in migrant farmworkers in Georgia. Of these workers 62.83% did not have enough food, and non-H-2A workers had an adjusted risk of food insecurity almost 3 times higher than did H-2A workers. Lack of access to cooking facilities, transportation problems, and having children were additional risk factors. Migrant farmworkers are at extreme risk for food insecurity, although being an H-2A guestworker was protective within this population. Policy… CONTINUE READING

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