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Conference on Food Security Measurement and Research : papers and proceedings : January 21-22, 1994, Washington, D.C
- United States, Department of Agriculture., Food and Consumer Service., and National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.)
- Food supply, Congresses, Hunger, Food relief, and Public welfare
- The aims of the conference were to review the existing state of the art in operationalizing and measuring the dimensions of hunger and food insecurity in American households; clarify and seek consistency in the terminology employed in discussing poverty-linked, i.e., resource-constrained, hunger and food insecurity; explore the extent of consensus that has developed in the scholarly and research communities on the technical means of identifying and measuring resource-constrained food insecurity and hunger; obtain advice on the next steps needed to create a state-of-the-art survey instrument and data base from which national prevalence measurements of food insecurity and hunger can be made; and consider some of the implications for research that would result from the availability of a standardized, annual national data set for the measurement of household-level hunger and food insecurity.
- 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm.
- FCS and NCHS
- USDA publications
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