ERIC Number: EJ371519
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Food Expenditure and Nutrient Availability in Elderly Households.
Hama, Mary Y.; Chern, Wen S.
Journal of Consumer Affairs, v22 n1 p3-19 Sum 1988
A model of food expenditure and nutrient consumption is developed and estimated using the data from the elderly supplemental survey to the 1977-78 USDA Nationwide Food Consumption Survey. Results provide strong evidence that elderly households make concurrent decisions on food budgets and nutritional needs. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Available from American Council on Consumer Interests, 240 Stanley Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211.