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Trends in recurring and chronic food insecurity among US families with older adults

JAMA Health Forum

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

About The Study: The results of this study highlight how rates of recurring and chronic food insecurity among families with older adults rose substantially over the past 20 years. Monitoring national trends in food insecurity among older adults has direct programmatic and policy implications. 

Authors: Cindy W. Leung, Sc.D., M.P.H., of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2023.5463)

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