The prevalence of child food insecurity among Hispanic households with children increased significantly in 2020

A line chart showing percentage of food insecurity among households with children from 2008 to 2020, broken down by race and ethnicity categories of the household reference person.

Errata: On March 14, 2022, the title of the last chart in this article was revised to clarify that the chart illustrated child food insecurity.

The last sentence of the article was revised to clarify that the national average was for data among children. USDA reported that food insecurity in U.S. households with children increased in 2020, even as overall food insecurity stayed the same.

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