Table 4

Agreement in mother and child self-reports of food security status
Participant
Child
Level of food security Food secure1 Food insecure2 Total %
Mother Food secure1 5 5 10 20
Food insecure2 13 27 40 80
Total 18 32 50
% 36 64
Kappa ( p -value) 0.13 (0.15)
Strength of Agreement Slight

1 High food security and marginal food security.

2 Low food security and very low food security.

Nalty et al.

Nalty et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:15   doi:10.1186/1475–2891-12–15

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