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Table 10 The 18-households food security questions as adapted.

From: Women empowerment, Land Tenure and Property Rights, and household food security among smallholders in Nigeria

S/N Questions/statements N S O
1 We were worried our food would run out before we got money to buy more    
2 The food we bought just didn't last and we didn't have money to get more    
3 We couldn't afford to eat balanced diet    
4* We relied on only a few kinds of low-cost food to feed the children    
5* We couldn't feed the children a balanced meal    
6* The children were not eating enough because we just couldn't afford enough food    
7 Did some adults ever have to eat less than you felt you should eat because there wasn't enough money to buy food? Yes() No()
8 How often did this happen in the last 12 months?    
9 Did some adults ever had to eat less than you felt you should eat because there wasn't enough money for food Yes () No()
10 Were some members ever hungry but didn't eat because you couldn't afford enough food? Yes () No()
11 Did some members ever lose weight within the last 12 months because there wasn't enough food? Yes () No()
12 Were there ever a time within the last 12 months that some adults could not eat for a whole day because there wasn't enough money to buy food Yes () No()
13 How often did this happen in the last 12 months?    
14* Did you ever have to cut the size of some of the children's meals within the last 12 months because there wasn't enough money to buy food? Yes () No()
15* Did any of the children ever skip meals because there wasn’t enough money for food within the last 12 months because there wasn't enough money to buy food? Yes () No()
16* How often did this happen in the last 12 months?    
17* In the last 12 months, were the children ever hungry but you just couldn't afford more food? Yes () No()
18* In the last 12 months, did any of the children ever not eat for a whole day because there wasn't enough money for food? Yes () No()
  1. N Never, S Sometimes, O Often
  2. * Not applicable to households without children