Child food insufficiency continued to vary widely across racial and ethnic groups during 2022

Chart shows food insufficiency among children varied across racial and ethnic groups.

As of February 13, 2023, 23.2 percent of Black households, 21.9 percent of Hispanic households, and 19.6 percent of households in all other racial and ethnic groups (“Other non-Hispanic”) reported their children sometimes or often did not have enough to eat during the past week—compared with 13.0 percent for Asian households and 8.2 percent for White, non-Hispanic households.

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