From 2007-2009 food insecurity rates for people ages 50 and older increased by 28% for marginally food insecure adults, by 32% for food insecure adults, and by 44% for very low food secure adults

FIGURE 2-1Food insecurity rates for people ages 50 years and older by level of food insecurity

SOURCE: Adapted from Ziliak and Gundersen, 2011.

From: 2, Nutrition Issues of Concern in the Community

Cover of Nutrition and Healthy Aging in the Community
Nutrition and Healthy Aging in the Community: Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) Food and Nutrition Board.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2012.
Copyright © 2012, National Academy of Sciences.

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