Psychometric properties of a modified US-household food security survey module in Campinas, Brazil

@article{MelgarQuionez2008PsychometricPO,
  title={Psychometric properties of a modified US-household food security survey module in Campinas, Brazil},
  author={H. Melgar-Qui{\~n}onez and Mark Nord and Rafael P{\'e}rez-Escamilla and Ana Maria Segall-C{\^o}rrea},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={62},
  pages={665-673}
}
Objective:To assess the internal validity of a multiple-item measure of household food security in Brazil using statistical methods based on the single-parameter logistic (Rasch) measurement model.Subjects/Methods:Sample of the non-institutionalized civilian population living in the municipality of Campinas selected using stratified cluster sampling. Of the 1000 households randomly chosen, 847 responded to the interview. Responses to each of the 15 questions were coded into dichotomous items… CONTINUE READING

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