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Food Security (San Diego County, 2011-2012)

Percentage of adults making up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Level that are unable to afford enough food on a consistent basis in San Diego County, by race/ethnicity, 2011-2012.

  • 53.0% of African American adults in San Diego County earning up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Level cannot afford enough food on a consistent basis and are food insecure, compared to 37.1% of White adults at the same economic level.
     
  • 44.3% of Latino adults in San Diego County earning up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Level cannot afford enough food on a consistent basis and are food insecure, compared to 37.1% of White adults at the same economic level.

 

African American

Latino

Native American/ Alaska Native

Asian

Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander

White

Percentage of Adults Unable to Afford Enough Food, San Diego County, 2011-2012

53.0

44.3

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37.1

Definition: Food security is the ability to afford enough food on consistent basis. These results are for people making up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. Dashes indicate that the prevalence estimate was statistically unstable or unavailable.

Source: 
California Health Interview Survey, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
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