Food Insecurity Question

Asked of Households With Children

Asked of Households Without Children

6.   “We couldn’t feed our children a balanced meal, because we couldn’t afford that.” Was that often, sometimes, or never true for you in the last 12 months?

X

 

7.   In the last 12 months, did you ever eat less than you felt you should because there wasn’t enough money for food? (Yes/No)

X

X

8.   (If yes to Question 5) How often did this happen—almost every month, some months but not every month, or in only 1 or 2 months?

X

X

9.   “The children were not eating enough because we just couldn’t afford enough food.” Was that often, sometimes, or never true for you in the last 12 months?

X

10.  In the last 12 months, were you ever hungry, but didn’t eat, because you couldn’t afford enough food? (Yes/No)

X

X

11.  In the last 12 months, did you lose weight because you didn’t have enough money for food? (Yes/No)

X

X

12.  In the last 12 months, did you ever cut the size of any of the children’s meals because there wasn’t enough money for food? (Yes/No)

X

 

13.  In the last 12 months did you or other adults in your household ever not eat for a whole day because there wasn’t enough money for food? (Yes/No)

X

X

14.  In the last 12 months, were the children ever hungry but you just couldn’t afford more food? (Yes/No)

X

 

15.  (If yes to Question 13) How often did this happen—almost every month, some months but not every month, or in only 1 or 2 months?

X

X

16.  In the last 12 months, did any of the children ever skip a meal because there wasn’t enough money for food? (Yes/No)

X

 



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