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Food insecurity for children in Missouri

Food insecurity for children

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Definition and Source



Number of children estimated to be food insecure. A child under 18 years old is defined as being food insecure if he or she lives in a household having problems meeting basic food needs, as measured by the Core Food Security Module of the Census Bureau's Current Population Survey

Data Source

Feeding America, Map the Meal Gap 2016

Last Updated

April 2021