Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Seeking Food Assistance: Food Insecure Veterans' Experiences Navigating through Systems|
|Congressional District Code:
||Health Services R&D
|| April 2021 -
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|Total Award Amount
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Background: Food insecurity is defined as limited or uncertain access to adequate food due to a lack of money and is a social determinant of health.6 An estimated 1 in 4 Veterans using VHA services are food insecure.1–3 Working-age Veterans (i.e., those aged 18-59 years) have increased risk for food insecurity compared to elder veterans and non-veterans.1,17 The VHA screens Veterans in primary care for food insecurity. Significance/Impact: However, screening does not equate receiving assistance....
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