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Table 2 Significant correlations between the CSI and the amount of money available per person per day and various variables

From: Predictors of food insecurity and coping strategies of women asylum seekers and refugees in Durban, South Africa

Variables Correlation r Significance p
US$ per person per day (poverty indicator) with
 Number of people in house − 0.525 0.000
 Total income 0.605 0.000
 Money spent on food per month 0.321 0.000
 Unemployment − 0.185 0.007
 Frequency of purchasing food 0.168 0.010
 Not enough food in the house 0.281 0.000
 Education 0.159 0.012
 Mother as head of the household − 0.143 0.031
 Number of meals per day 0.172 0.004
Food insecurity (CSI) with
 Not enough food in the house − 0.162 0.004
 Money spent on food − 0.130 0.021
 Unemployment 0.157 0.012