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FSSKIP
Family members cut size or skipped meals because not enough money, last 30 days.

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Description

FSSKIP reports, for families for whom it was often or sometimes true in the last 30 days that they worried that their food would run out before they got money to buy more, or that their food didn't last and they didn't have money to get more, or they couldn't afford to eat balanced meals, whether in the last 30 days, there are adults in the family for whom it was often or sometimes true that they cut size or skipped meals because there wasn't enough money.

This variable can be used to monitor the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Comparability

There are no comparability problems with FSSKIP. This variable was introduced in 2011.

Universe

  • 2011-2017: Persons in families for whom it was often or sometimes true in the last 30 days that they worried that food would run out before they got money to buy more, or that food that was bought didn't last and they didn't have money to get more, or that they couldn't afford to eat balanced meals.

Availability

  • 2011-2017

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