Characteristics of Low-Income Households With Very Low Food Security: An Analysis of the USDA GPRA Food Security Indicator
AbstractThis Economic Information Bulletin describes characteristics of low-income households that had very low food security in 2005. The U.S. Department of Agriculture monitors the food security of low-income households to assess how effectively the Government’s domestic nutrition assistance programs meet the needs of their target populations. USDA seeks to reduce the prevalence of very low food security among low-income households as part of its strategic plan under the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA).
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in its series Economic Information Bulletin with number 59030.
Date of creation: May 2007
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Food security; food insecurity; very low food security; hunger; food stamp program; school lunch program; WIC; GPRA; ERS; USDA; Farm Management; Food Security and Poverty;
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- Nord, Mark, 2007. "Characteristics of Low-Income Households With Very Low Food Security: An Analysis of the USDA GPRA Food Security Indicator," Economic Information Bulletin 6387, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
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