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Food insecurity and hunger in the United States : an assessment of the measure / Panel to Review U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Measurement of Food Insecurity and Hunger ; Gooloo S. Wunderlich and Janet L. Norwood, editors.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0-309-10132-8 (pbk.)—ISBN 0-309-65805-5 (pdfs) 1. Food supply—United States. 2. Hunger—United States. I. Wunderlich, Gooloo S. II. Norwood, Janet Lippe. III. National Research Council (U.S.) Panel to Review U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Measurement of Food Insecurity and Hunger.
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Suggested citation: National Research Council. (2006). Food Insecurity and Hunger in the United States: An Assessment of the Measure. Panel to Review the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Measurement of Food Insecurity and Hunger, Gooloo S. Wunderlich and Janet L. Norwood, Editors, Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.