Heflin publishes study linking food insecurity and disability

Colleen Heflin In their study titled "Food insecurity and disability in the United States," Professor Colleen Heflin and co-authors developed a model of the potential pathways connecting specific types of disability with food insecurity. They found that work-limiting disabilities, functional limitations, and trouble managing money were associated with an increased likelihood of food insecurity for both prime-aged and older individuals, net of other forms of disability. The study was published in Disability and Health Journal. 03/21/19