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Women Aged 18 and Older Experiencing Household Food Insecurity, by Race/Ethnicity, 2008

Women Experiencing Household Food Insecurity, by Race/Ethnicity 2008
Race/Ethnicity Percent of Women
Very Low Food Security Low Food Security Food Insecure*

*Food insecure includes very low and low food security. Percentages may not add to totals due to rounding.

Source I.5: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, Food Security Supplement

Total 5.8 9.7 15.4
Non-Hispanic White 4.5 6.6 11.1
Non-Hispanic Black 10.2 16.2 26.3
Hispanic 8.3 19.2 27.5
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander 2.4 7.9 10.3
Non-Hispanic American Indian/Alaska Native 13.4 12.4 25.8

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