(Special projection) Child food insecurity by county in 2020 in South Dakota

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Definitions: Child food insecurity rate projected in 2020 as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. Data for 2018 is provided as a comparison. 

Food insecurity refers to USDA’s measure of lack of access, at times, to enough food for an active, healthy life for all household members and limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate foods. Food insecure children are those children living in households experiencing food insecurity.

Food insecure households are not necessarily food insecure all the time. Food insecurity may reflect a household’s need to make trade-offs between important basic needs, such as housing or medical bills, and purchasing nutritionally adequate foods.

Data Source: Special report from Feeding America.
The Impact of Coronavirus on Food Insecurity, June 3, 2020, https://www.feedingamericaaction.org/the-impact-of-coronavirus-on-food-insecurity/

Footnotes: UPDATED - June 2020