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Food Insecurity Among Households With Working-Age Adults With Disabilities

by Alisha Coleman-Jensen and Mark Nord

Economic Research Report No. (ERR-144) 50 pp, January 2013

cover image for err144 This report examines the effects of disabilities on household food security using newly available data on disabilities among adults from the Current Population Survey. The research considers both adults who are unable to work due to their disabilities, and adults with disabilities that do not necessarily prevent employment.

Keywords: Disability, food security, food insecurity, Current Population Survey, Food Security Supplement, labor force, working-age adult

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Last updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013

For more information contact: Alisha Coleman-Jensen and Mark Nord