Acronyms and Abbreviations


CCHIP

Community Childhood Hunger Identification Project

CNSTAT

Committee on National Statistics

CPS

Current Population Survey

CSMR

Center for Survey Methods Research (U.S. Census Bureau)


DHHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

DIF

Differential item functioning


ECLS-B

Early Childhood Longitudinal Survey, Birth Cohort of 2002

ECLS-K

Early Childhood Longitudinal Survey, Kindergarten Class of 1998–1999

ERS

Economic Research Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture)


FAO

United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization

FNS

Food and Nutrition Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture)

FSP

Food Stamp Program

FSS

Food Security Supplement


GPRA

Government Performance and Results Act


HFSSM

Household Food Security Survey Module


IRT

Item response theory



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Food Insecurity and Hunger in the United States: An Assessment of the Measure Acronyms and Abbreviations CCHIP Community Childhood Hunger Identification Project CNSTAT Committee on National Statistics CPS Current Population Survey CSMR Center for Survey Methods Research (U.S. Census Bureau) DHHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services DIF Differential item functioning ECLS-B Early Childhood Longitudinal Survey, Birth Cohort of 2002 ECLS-K Early Childhood Longitudinal Survey, Kindergarten Class of 1998–1999 ERS Economic Research Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture) FAO United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization FNS Food and Nutrition Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture) FSP Food Stamp Program FSS Food Security Supplement GPRA Government Performance and Results Act HFSSM Household Food Security Survey Module IRT Item response theory

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Food Insecurity and Hunger in the United States: An Assessment of the Measure LSRO Life Sciences Research Office (Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) MPR Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. NAAL National Assessment of Adult Literacy NAEP National Assessment of Educational Progress NCHS National Center for Health Statistics NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey NHIS National Health Interview Survey NNMRRP National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research Program RDA Recommended Dietary Allowances SIPP Survey of Income and Program Participation SPD Survey of Program Dynamics USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture WIC Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children