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Extended Measures of Well-Being: Meeting Basic Needs

Extended Measures of Well-Being: Meeting Basic Needs – Statistical Data Included Although personal or household income is generally regarded as the single best measure of the degree to which people are “well off,” other factors can also contribute to people’s well-being. Between October 1995 and January 1996, the Census Bureau included questions on basic needs, […]

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Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics: The food stamp benefit formula: Implications for empirical research on food demand

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Family Economics and Nutrition Review > Wntr, 2002 > Article > Print friendly Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics: The food stamp benefit formula: Implications for empirical research on food demand Wilde, P.E. 2001. The food stamp benefit formula: Implications for empirical research on food demand. Journal of Agricultural and Resource […]

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Do Child Support Awards Cover the Cost of Raising Children?

Do Child Support Awards Cover the Cost of Raising Children? Mark Lino A dramatic change in American family life during the past 30 years has been the growth in the number of single-parent families. In 1970, 13 percent of all families with children were headed by a single parent. By 1996, this proportion had climbed […]

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WIC participant and program characteristics – 1 – Federal Studies

WIC participant and program characteristics – 1 – Federal Studies – Women, Infants, and Children The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides a combination of prescribed supplementation, nutrition education and counseling and increased access to health care and social services to lower income and at-nutritional-risk (1) pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum […]

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Journal of Nutrition Education: Adolescents’ perspectives and food choice behaviors in terms of the environmental impacts of food production practices: Application of a psychosocial model

Journal of Nutrition Education: Adolescents’ perspectives and food choice behaviors in terms of the environmental impacts of food production practices: Application of a psychosocial model – Brief Article M.M. Bissonnette Bissonnette, M.M. and Contento, I.R. 2001. Adolescents’ perspectives and food choice behaviors in terms of the environmental impacts of food production practices: Application of a […]

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Nonvitamin, nonmineral supplement use over a 12-month period by adult members of a large health maintenance organization

Nonvitamin, nonmineral supplement use over a 12-month period by adult members of a large health maintenance organization D.M. Schaffer Schaffer, D.M., Gordon, N.P., Jensen, C.D., & Avins, A.L. (2003). Nonvitamin, nonmineral supplement use over a 12-month period by adult members of a large health maintenance organization. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 103(11), 1500-1505. Objective. […]

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Consumer Prices – Illustration

Consumer Prices – Illustration – ST Consumer Price Index of all urban consumers [1982-84=100], selected years Annual average percent change from previous year GROUP 1990 1995 1997 All Items 5.4 2.8 2.3 Food 5.8 2.8 2.6 Food at home 6.5 3.3 2.5 Food away from home 4.7 2.3 2.8 Housing 4.5 2.6 2.6 Apparel and […]

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Poverty Among Older Women

Poverty Among Older Women Although there has been a substantial improvement in the economic status of the aged (people aged 65 or older) over the past 30 years because of the Social Security retirement program and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) system, the incidence of poverty among aged women remains disproportionately high. Among the elderly, women […]

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The effect of the WIC program on food security status of pregnant, first-time participants

The effect of the WIC program on food security status of pregnant, first-time participants Dena R. Herman The literature on household food security in the United States has grown substantially in recent years, at least partially due to the availability since 1995 of a standardized instrument for assessing this phenomenon in the population (Hamilton et […]

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Estimation of portion sizes by elderly respondents

Estimation of portion sizes by elderly respondents Sandria Godwin An understanding of food consumption and the challenges associated with changing consumption patterns are critical to improving human health and well-being. One barrier to understanding consumption is the difficulty in measuring what people eat. Dietary recall studies, such as the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey […]