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1

What are the two components of mild/marginal food insecurity?

- Anxiety and worry about UNCERTAINTY in the food supply
- Budget restrictions affect the QUALITY of the food supply

2

What are the two components of moderate food insecurity?

- Budget restrictions affect the QUALITY of the food supply
- Budget restrictions affect the QUANTITY of the food supply

3

What are the two components of severe food insecurity?

- Budget restrictions affect the QUANTITY of the food supply
- Presence of HUNGER

4

When was the Household Food Security Conceptual Framework published?

1992, but it is still accurate

5

What are the two key words of mild food insecurity?

- Uncertainty
- Quality

6

What are the two key words of moderate food insecurity?

- Quality
- Quantity

7

What are the two key words of severe food insecurity?

- Quantity
- Hunger

8

What % of US households face some level of food insecurity? How many people does that correspond to?

- 12.5%
- 40 million people

9

Which tool has the impact to detect sudden changes? Such as what?

- Household Food Security Conceptual Framework
- Ex: US Financial crisis

10

Which households show one of the highest prevalence of food insecurity in the US?

Single women with children (30%)

11

What are the three main ethnic or racial groups in the US?

- White non-hispanics
- Black non-hispanics
- Hispanics

12

What was the prevalence of household food insecurity in Canada in 2004? What about in the US?

- Canada: 7%
- USA: 12.6%

13

How did household food insecurity in Canada change throughout the years?

- 2004: 7%
- 2012: 8.3%
- 2013: 12.5%

14

Why did household food insecurity rise in Canada?

- Social network in Canada weakened
- This is how food insecurity responded to national politics in Canada

15

How does food insecurity differ between provinces and territories?

- Provinces: 11 to 18%
- Territories: 45%

16

How many children live in a food insecure household in Canada?

1/6

17

Describe food insecurity in Nunavut Inuit households?

- 70%
- While half of those are severely food insecure
- The country is severely in debt

18

What percentage of Inuit preschoolers are in a food insecure household?

70%

19

Food security is a global issue that mainly affects _______ people.

Aboriginal

20

What did the Voices of the Hungry illustrate in terms of the number of hungry people in developed countries?

Decreased between 2014 (84%) and 2015 (81%)

21

How does food insecurity depend on area of residence?

Individuals in rural regions are more likely to be food insecure

22

How does food insecurity depend on gender?

Females exhibit larger rates of food insecurity

23

How does food insecurity depend on employment?

Unemployed individuals tend to be more food insecure

24

How does food insecurity depend on age?

Food insecurity decreases with age (younger individuals are more FI than older)

25

How does food insecurity depend on civil status?

Single and separated/widow demonstrate higher levels of food insecurity

26

How does food insecurity depend on eduction?

Educated individuals demonstrate less food insecurity

27

How does food insecurity depend on health status?

Unhealthy individuals demonstrate increased chances of FI

28

What are the main challenges related to food insecurity in industrialized countries?

- Access of nutritious foods
- Quantitative restrictions
- Hunger for at risk populations

29

What does reducing the prevalence of food insecurity in Canada require?

Attention by provincial and federal levels of government