Food insufficiency rates are higher among American Indian and Alaska Native households, Black households, and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander households compared with other racial and ethnic groups

Chart shows food insufficiency for all households and households with children by racial and ethnic group

Very low and low food sufficiency during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic affected certain groups of the U.S. population more than others. From December 29, 2021–June 13, 2022, the prevalence of food insufficiency was higher among American Indian and Alaska Native households, Black households, and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander households than other racial and ethnic groups’ households. For most groups, food insufficiency was higher for households with children.


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