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Current Population Survey, April 1995: Food Security Supplement

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Current Population Survey Series
Publication Date
2000-12-14
Language
English
Free Keywords
census data; demographic characteristics; employment; food aid; food preferences; food security; food shortages; Hispanic or Latino origins; households; hunger; labor force; population characteristics; population estimates; poverty; unemployment
Description
  • Abstract

    Data are provided in this collection on labor force activity for the week prior to the survey. Comprehensive data are available on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 15 years old and older. Also shown are personal characteristics such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Hispanic origin. The Food Security Supplement was conducted by the Bureau of the Census for the Food and Consumer Service (FCS) of the United States Department of Agriculture. Supplement questions were asked of all interviewed households, as appropriate. Questions included expenditure for food, whether the household had enough food and had the kinds of food they wanted, and whether the household was running short of money and trying to make their food or food money go further. Additional questions dealt with getting food from food pantries or soup kitchens, cutting the size of or skipping meals, and losing weight because there wasn't enough food. The supplement was intended to research the full range of the severity of food insecurity and hunger as experienced in United States households and was used by the supplement sponsor to produce a scaled measure of food insecurity. Responses to individual items in this supplement are not meaningful measures of food insufficiency and should not be used in such a manner.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1995-04
  • Collection date: 1995-04
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All persons in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households.
Sampling
The probability sample selected to represent the universe consists of approximately 57,000 households.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 3037 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Publications
  • Lopsomer, J.D., Jensen, H.H., Pan, S.. An evaluation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture food security measure with generalized linear mixed models. Journal of Nutrition.133, (2), 421-427.2003.
  • Pan, Suwen. Three essays on food security, food demand and welfare program participation. Dissertation, Iowa State University. 2002.
  • Nord, Mark. Does It Cost Less to Live in Rural Areas? Evidence from New Data on Food Security and Hunger. Rural Sociology.65, (1), 104-125.2000.
    • ID: 10.1111/j.1549-0831.2000.tb00345.x (DOI)
  • Blumberg, S.J., Bialostosky, K., Hamilton, W.L., Briefel, R.R.. The effectiveness of a short form of the Household Food Security Scale. American Journal of Public Health.89, (8), 1231-1234.1999.
    • ID: 10.2105/AJPH.89.8.1231 (DOI)
  • Carlson, Steven J., Andrews, Margaret S., Bickel, Gary W.. Measuring food insecurity and hunger in the United States: Development of a national benchmark measure and prevalence estimates. Journal of Nutrition.129, (2S), S510-S516.1999.
  • Hess, Jennifer, Singer, Eleanor, Bushery, John. Predicting Test-Retest Reliability from Behavior Coding. International Journal of Public Opinion Research.11, (4), 346-360.1999.
    • ID: 10.1093/ijpor/11.4.346 (DOI)
  • Andrews, Margaret S., Bickel, Gary W., Carlson, Steven J.. Household food security in the United States in 1995: Results from the Food Security Measurement Project. Family Economics and Nutrition Review.11, (1/2), 17-28.1998.
  • Anonymous. Position of The American Dietetic Association: Domestic food and nutrition security. Journal of the American Dietetic Association.98, (3), 337-342.1998.
  • Eisinger, Peter K.. Toward an End to Hunger in America. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press. 1998.
  • Kramer-LeBlanc, Carol S., McMurry, Kathryn. Discussion paper on domestic food security. Family Economics and Nutrition Review.11, (1/2), 49-78.1998.
  • Wolfe, Wendy S., Olson, Christine M., Kendall, Anne, Frongillo, Edward A., Jr.. Hunger and food insecurity in the elderly: Its nature and measurement. Journal of Aging and Health.10, (3), 327-350.1998.
    • ID: 10.1177/089826439801000304 (DOI)
  • Hamilton, W.L., Cook, J.T., Thompson, W.W., Buron, L.F., Frongillo, E.A., Jr., Olson C.M., Wehler, C.A.. Household Food Security in the United States in 1995: Summary Report of the Food Security Measurement Project. USDA Food and Consumer Service, Alexandria, VA. 1997.
  • Bickel, Gary W., Andrews, Margaret S., Klein, B.. Measuring food security in the U.S.: a supplement to the CPS. Nutrition and Food Security in the Food Stamp Program.Washington, DC: United States Department of Agriculture. 1996.
  • Klein, Bruce W.. Food security and hunger measures: Promising future for state and local household surveys. Family Economics and Nutrition Review.9, (4), 31-37.1996.
  • Rose, D., Basiotis, P.P., Klein, B.. Improving federal efforts to assess hunger and food insecurity. Food Review.18, 18-23.1995.

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census (2000): Current Population Survey, April 1995: Food Security Supplement. Version 1. Current Population Survey Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03037.v1