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ERIC Number: EJ582542
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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New Indicator Reveals Similar Levels of Food Security in Rural and Urban Households.
Nord, Mark; Bickel, Gary; Andrews, Margaret
Rural Conditions and Trends, v9 n2 p91-96 Feb 1999
A new national survey found similar 1995 rates in rural and urban households for food insecurity (12%), hunger (4%), and severe hunger (0.8%). Single-parent families, minority groups, and households in the South and West had higher rates of food insecurity and hunger. However, the number of hungry children was difficult to estimate. (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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