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Household Food Insecurity

Area of Focus: Living

Households with Food insecurity (Moderate/Severe), Peel and Ontario, 2007/2008 - 2013/2014

Source: Canadian Community Health Survey, 2007/2008, 2009/2010, 2011/2012, 2013/2014, Statistics Canada, Share File, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

Why is this important?

How is this measured?

What progress are we making?

1 Vozoris, N.T. and Tarasuk, V.S. 2003. "Household food insufficiency is associated with poorer health." Journal of Nutrition. 120-126.

2 Food insecurity in Canada. Statistics Canada, 2015, Catalogue no. 82-624-X.