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17 million US households are food insecure
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The households affected the most are those of single mothers, which made up 33% of food insecure households in 2022. This is 8.8% higher than in 2021. Following single mothers are families with single fathers, representing 21% of food insecure households. The USDA categorizes food insecurity into tw
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  • The households affected the most are those of single mothers, which made up 33% of food insecure households in 2022. This is 8.8% higher than in 2021. Following single mothers are families with single fathers, representing 21% of food insecure households.
  • The USDA categorizes food insecurity into two groups: low and very low food security. Low food security is defined as households reducing food intake by using a variety of coping strategies, such as eating less varied diets, participating in federal food assistance programs, or receiving food from community food pantries. Very low food security is ...

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