Food Insecurity, Chronic Disease, and Health Among Working-Age Adults

Economic Research Report No. (ERR-235) 31 pp, July 2017

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by Christian A. Gregory and Alisha Coleman-Jensen

ERS documents the strong correlation between food security status and chronic health conditions among working age adults living at or below 200 percent of the Federal poverty line.

Keywords: Health, chronic disease, food insecurity, self-assessed health, working-age adults, low-income

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