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Table 2 Levels of Household, Child Food Security and COVD-19 Infection by Bay Area Cohort

From: High food insecurity in Latinx families and associated COVID-19 infection in the Greater Bay Area, California

  Telomeres at Birth (TAB) Latinx, Eating and Diabetes (LEAD) Hispanic, Eating and Nutrition (HEN)
% (N) % (N) % (N)
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
N = 200 N = 65 N = 111
Levels of Household Food Security
 Food Security Score, Mean ± SD 1.6 ± 2.7 3.3 ± −3.7 3.5 ± 3.6
 High Food Security (Food Secure) 60.0 (120) 29.2 (19) 34.2 (38)
 Marginal Food Security 13.5 (27) 24.6 (16) 16.2 (18)
 Low Food Security 20.5 (41) 33.9 (22) 31.5 (35)
 Very Low Food Security 6.0 (12) 12.3 (8) 18.0 (20)
Levels of Child Food Security
 High Food Security (Food Secure) 78.0 (156) 56.9 (37) 54.1 (60)
 Marginal Food Security 8.0 (16) 10.8 (7) 10.8 (12)
 Low Food Security 12.0 (24) 26.15 (17) 32.4 (36)
 Very Low Food Security 4 (2.0) 6.15 (4) 2.7 (3)
COVID Infection History
Positive test reported March-Sept 2020 7/200 (3.5%) 3/62 (4.8%) 8/111 (7.2%)
(95%CI; 1.7–7.2%) (95%CI; 1.5–14.3%) (95%CI; 3.6–13.9%)