Healthy People 2030 includes a national objective of reducing household food insecurity and hunger. Adults who are food insecure may be at an increased risk for a variety of negative health outcomes and health disparities.
This indicator measures the proportion of low-income older adults in California who are not able to afford enough food, as self-reported on the California Health Interview Survey. Reducing this proportion and reducing disparities is a key indicator of progress toward protecting against hunger.
Check out the Affording Aging Goal Page to explore dynamic visualizations and view more detailed data related to this topic.