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Table 5 Food insecurity proportion estimates –adjusted prevalence rates by age category and gender

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

  Survey 1: lockdown n = 1067 Survey 2: restrictions eased n = 1133 Survey 3: 1-year post-lockdown i1117
  n p 95% CI n p 95% CI n p 95% CI
Gender
 Female 841 25.5% [22.6, 28.5] 746 16.4% [13.9, 19.2] 718 16.6% [14.0, 19.5]
 Male 249 25.7% [20.6, 31.5] 295 20.0% [15.8, 25.0] 345 19.7% [15.8, 24.3]
Age
 18–29 78 33.3% [23.7, 44.6] 55 32.7% [21.6, 46.2] 54 44.4% [31.7, 57.9]
 30–39 140 29.3% [22.3, 37.4] 98 21.4% [14.4, 30.7] 81 22.2% [14.4, 32.6]
 40–49 224 26.9% [21.5, 33.1] 187 24.7% [19.0, 31.5] 172 26.9% [20.8, 34.1]
 50–59 240 25.0% [19.9, 30.9] 236 16.9% [12.7, 22.3] 240 14.6% [10.6, 19.7]
 60–69 234 23.5% [18.5, 29.4] 263 14.1% [10.4, 18.8] 273 12.8% [9.3, 17.3]
 70+ 152 20.4% [14.7, 27.6] 179 8.4% [5.1, 13.5] 239 12.1% [8.6, 16.9]
  1. n number of participants in each category, adjusted prevalence rates, 95% CI 95% confidence interval