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Percentage of households reporting indicators of adult food insecurity, by food security status, 2012

Percent

Group 1, Worried food would run out.
Item 1, Food secure 6.8.
Item 2, Low food security 91.4.
Item 3, Very low food security 98.7.
Group 2, Food bought did not last.
Item 1, Food secure 3.5.
Item 2, Low food security 80.8.
Item 3, Very low food security 97.2.
Group 3, Could not afford balanced meal.
Item 1, Food secure 3.4.
Item 2, Low food security 76.7.
Item 3, Very low food security 94.
Group 4, Cut size of meal or skipped meal.
Item 1, Food secure 0.2.
Item 2, Low food security 36.7.
Item 3, Very low food security 96.3.
Group 5, Cut or skipped meal in 3+ months.
Item 1, Food secure 0.
Item 2, Low food security 20.3.
Item 3, Very low food security 88.6.
Group 6, Ate less than felt should.
Item 1, Food secure 0.3.
Item 2, Low food security 38.2.
Item 3, Very low food security 94.9.
Group 7, Hungry but did not eat.
Item 1, Food secure 0.
Item 2, Low food security 9.8.
Item 3, Very low food security 68.
Group 8, Lost weight.
Item 1, Food secure 0.
Item 2, Low food security 4.1.
Item 3, Very low food security 46.6.
Group 9, Did not eat whole day.
Item 1, Food secure 0.
Item 2, Low food security 1.2.
Item 3, Very low food security 28.7.
Group 10, Did not eat whole day, 3+ months.
Item 1, Food secure 0.
Item 2, Low food security 0.3.
Item 3, Very low food security 22.6.

Source: Calculated by ERS using data from the December 2012 Current Population Survey Food Security Supplement.