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U.S. households with children by food security status of adults and children, 2015

Item 1, Food insecurity among adults only in households with children 8.8%.
Item 2, Low food security among children 7.1%.
Item 3, Very low food security among children 0.7%.
Item 4 (exploded), Food-secure households 83.4%.

Food-insecure households--16.6%
Food insecurity among adults only in households with children--8.8%

Food-insecure, children--7.8%
Low food security among children--7.1%
Very low food security among children--0.7%

Food-secure households 83.4%


Note: In most instances, when children are food insecure, the adults in the household are also food insecure.

Source: Calculated by ERS, USDA, using data from the December 2015 Current Population Survey Food Security Supplement.