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Table 6.6 Adult food insecurity, 2017, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2017
Food insecuritya Age Total
16-44 45-64 65+  
  % % % %
Men
Worried run out of food 13 6 1 8
Ate less 11 5 0 7
Ran out of food 6 4 0 4
Women
Worried run out of food 13 7 1 8
Ate less 10 6 1 7
Ran out of food 6 4 1 4
All adults
Worried run out of food 13 7 1 8
Ate less 11 6 1 7
Ran out of food 6 4 0 4
Bases (weighted):
Men 705 533 308 1546
Women 724 562 377 1663
All adults 1429 1095 685 3209
Bases (unweighted):
Men 487 500 398 1385
Women 681 659 496 1836
All adults 1168 1159 894 3221

a In the last 12 months… because of a lack of money or other resources


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