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Table 4 Crude and age-standardised food security proportion estimates

From: The new normal for food insecurity? A repeated cross-sectional survey over 1 year during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia

  Food Security Status Survey 1: lockdown n = 1067 Survey 2: restrictions eased n = 1133 Survey 3: 1-year post-lockdown n = 1117
Crude rates (% [95% CI]) Food Insecure (total) 26.1% [23.7, 28.7] 18.0% [15.8, 20.3] 17.8% [15.7, 20.1]
Marginal food security 12.3% [10.6, 14.3] 6.2% [4.9, 7.8] 6.7% [5.3, 8.4]
Low food security 10.1% [8.5, 12.0] 8.2% [6.7, 10.0] 8.2% [6.7, 10.0]
Very low food security 3.7% [2.7, 4.9] 3.6% [2.6, 4.8] 2.9% [2.1, 4.1]
Age standardised rates (% [95% CI]) Food Insecure (total) 27.9% [24.4, 31.1] 19.5% [16.5, 22.6] 22.6% [18.3, 25.8]
Marginal food security 11.6% [9.4, 13.8] 6.9% [4.9, 8.9] 8.2% [5.8, 10.5]
Low food security 11.6% [9.0, 14.3] 8.3% [6.2, 10.5] 10.1% [7.6, 12.7]
Very low food security 4.5% [2.8, 6.3] 4.3% [2.6, 4.9] 4.2% [2.4, 4.2]