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AJAD Preprint Articles

AJAD Pre-print

  • An Adaptation of the Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES) for Measuring Food Insecurity Among Women in Socially-Backward Communities Federica Onori, Preeti Dhillon, Konsam Dinachandra, Abdul Jaleel, Abhishek Saraswat, Reshmi R.S., Sayeed Unisa, and Vani Sethi

    Recent reviews on the use of experience-based food insecurity scales in the Indian context suggested the addition of "how often" related items to food insecurity modules to avoid overestimation of food insecurity, especially in underprivileged communities. Following this recommendation, we adapted the 8-item Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES), an official tool for measuring access to food within the Sustainable Development Goals (target 2.1), and assessed its validity and relia… Download Here