Twenty percent of older people in Arkansas face threat of food insecurity, survey says; chances of African American senior citizens experiencing hunger in state 132% higher than white senior citizens

Nevin Barich

Nevin Barich

May 29, 2012 – Industry Intelligence

LOS ANGELES , May 29, 2012 () – According to a new Meals on Wheels survey, 20% of older people in Arkansas face the threat of food insecurity, KTHV reported May 29.

The survey also stated that the chances of an African American senior citizen in Arkansas experiencing hunger were 132% higher than a white senior citizen.

The primary source of this article is KTHV, Little Rock, Arkansas, on May 29, 2012.

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