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Utilising a multi-item questionnaire to assess household food security in Australia.

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Summary of "Utilising a multi-item questionnaire to assess household food security in Australia."

Currently, two food sufficiency questions are utilised as a proxy measure of national food security status in Australia. These questions do not capture all dimensions of food security and have been attributed with underreporting of the problem. The purpose of this study was to investigate food security using the short form of the US Household Food Security Survey Module (HFSSM) within an Australian context; and explore the relationship between food security status and multiple socio-demographic variables.

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Name: Health promotion journal of Australia : official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals
ISSN: 1036-1073
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