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State Food Insecurity - Household very low food security (change %),2007-09 to 2010-12*
  • Added 23 Aug 2016

{"definition": "Change in the prevalence of household-level very low food security by State. In households with very low food security, food intake of one or more members was reduced and eating patterns were disrupted at times during the year because of insufficient money and other resources for food.", "availableYears": "2007-09-2010-12 (aggregate data)", "name": "Household very low food security (change %),2007-09 to 2010-12*", "units": "Percentage points", "shortName": "CH_VLFOODSEC_09_12", "geographicLevel": "State", "dataSources": "ERS estimates using 6 years of data from the Current Population Survey Food Security Supplement, as reported in Table 5 in Coleman-Jensen, Alisha, Mark Nord, and Anita Singh, Household Food Security in the United States in 2012, ERR-155, USDA/ERS, September 2013 ( The food security survey asks one adult respondent in each household a series of questions about experiences and behaviors that indicate food insecurity. The food security status of the household was assessed based on the number of food-insecure conditions reported (such as being unable to afford balanced meals, cutting the size of meals because of too little money for food, or being hungry because of too little money for food). Note: margins of error are substantial for some States; comparisons between States should take into consideration margins of error published in the source report."}

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Added 23 Aug 2016 ago
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