Children With Food Insecurity in Michigan

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Definitions: The number and percentage of children ages 0-17 determined to be food insecure or living in households that experienced food insecurity at some point during the year. Food insecurity refers to the United States Department of Agriculture’s measurement of a lack of access, at times, to enough food for an active, healthy life for all members of a given household, and limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate foods. 


Data Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States. Feeding America.