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Table 2 The household food insecurity status in Farta district, Northwest Ethiopia, 2012

From: Food Insecurity in Farta District, Northwest Ethiopia: a community based cross–sectional study

Character   Frequency Percentage
Worry about not having enough food Yes 565 67.6
No 271 32.4
Unable to eat preferred food Yes 571 68.3
No 265 31.7
Eat just a few kinds of food Yes 558 66.7
No 278 33.3
Eat food really do not want Yes 210 25.1
No 626 74.9
Eat smaller amounts in meal Yes 462 55.3
No 374 44.7
Eat fewer meals in a day Yes 442 52.9
No 394 47.1
No food of any kind in household Yes 36 4.3
No 800 95.7
Go to sleep hungry Yes 387 46.3
No 449 53.7
Go a whole day & night without food Yes 17 2.0
No 819 98.0