Household Food Security in the United States, 1998 and 1999: Detailed Statistical Report
Barbara Cohen, James Parry, and Kenneth Yang
E-FAN No. (02011) 92 pp,
This report provides estimates of the prevalence of food insecurity and hunger in U.S. households in 1998 and 1999 and trends since 1995 based on nationally representative data in the Food Security Supplement to the Current Population Survey (CPS). The report also provides estimates of the prevalence of hunger among children in food-insecure households (1995 through 1999) based on a child-specific scale. Prevalence rates are reported at the national level, along with breakdowns by household structure, race, ethnicity, income, metropolitan residence, and region.
Keywords: Food security, Food insecurity, hunger, Food Security Supplement, Current Population Survey, CPS, prevalence estimates
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- Abstract, Contents, Acknowledgments, Executive Summary , 184 kb
- Introduction, 137 kb
- Methodology, 110 kb
- Prevalence of Food Security, 509 kb
- Prevalence of Food Security, Detailed Tables, 708 kb
- Endnotes, 49 kb
- References, 96 kb
- Entire Report, 1,464 kb
For more information on Household Food Security in the United States, see the following reports:
- Household Food Security in the United States, 1998 and 1999: Technical
- Household Food Security in the United States, 1999
- Measuring Children's Food Security in U.S. Households, 1995-99
Updated date: June 1, 2002