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Table 2 Food insecurity (FIES)

From: Gendered determinants of food insecurity in ongoing regional conflicts, North and South Kivu, the Democratic Republic of Congo

Food insecurity Frequency Percentage Level of food insecurity
You were worried you would run out of food because of a lack of money or other resources 1446 82.8 Mild
You were unable to eat healthy and nutritious food because of a lack of money or other resources 1459 83.6 Moderate
You ate only a few kinds of foods because of a lack of money or other resources 1379 79.0 Moderate
You had to skip a meal because there was not enough money or other resources to get food 1444 82.7 Moderate
You ate less than you thought you should because of a lack of money or other resources 1455 83.2 Moderate
Your household ran out of food because of a lack of money or other resources 1472 84.4 Severe
You were hungry but did not eat because there was not enough money or other resources for food? 1308 74.9 Severe
You went without eating for a whole day because of a lack of money or other resources 1243 71.0 Severe
Your children were not able to eat healthy or nutritious foods 1330 78.0 Moderate
Your children were not given enough food to eat because of a lack of money or other resources 1339 78.3 Moderate