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Child Food Insecurity Increases the Risk of Household Food Insecurity to Child Health

Presentation at the annual Conference of the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting.

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Increases in Food Insecurity and Hospitalizations from 1999-2002 among Families with Children <3 years old

Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting.

Food Insecurity is Associated with Adverse Health Outcomes among Human Infants and Toddlers

The purpose of this study was to determine whether household food insecurity is associated with adverse health outcomes in a sentinel population ages ≤36 months.  In a sample of 11,539 caregivers of children ≤ 36 months 21.4% were food insecure.  In a logistic regression, adjusting for confounders, food-insecure children had odds of “fair or poor” health nearly […]

Clinical Implications of Household Food Security: Definitions, Monitoring, and Policy

Poverty-related food insecurity is a reality that many clinicians in nutrition and health care encounter either directly or indirectly.

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The Impact of Welfare Sanctions on the Health of Infants and Toddlers

This report summarizes the association of welfare sanctions with the health and food security of children less than 3 years of age in 6 large U.S. cities. The report is based on findings published in the July 2002 issue of the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, using data collected by the Children’s Sentinel Nutrition Assessment Program (C-SNAP), as well as additional data […]