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Table 1 Prevalence a of household food insecurity according to various demographics and socioeconomic and neighbourhood characteristics, Paris metropolitan area, 2010

From: Prevalence and socioeconomic and geographical inequalities of household food insecurity in the Paris region, France, 2010

   Low FS Very low FS Total food insecurity
  Weighted populationa Prevalencea 95% CIa p Prevalencea 95% CIa p Prevalencea 95% CIa p
Total population 3006 3.90% [3.07-4.87]   2.40% [1.65-3.61]   6.30% [4.99-7.96]  
Household (HH) type           
Single-person HH 572 3.16% [1.95-5.08] <0.001 2.42% [1.46-3.98] <0.001 5.58% [4.03-7.67] <0.001
Single-family HH 1972 2.56% [1.76-3.72]   1.61% [0.87-2.98]   4.17% [2.81-6.16]  
Two-or-more family HH 75 13.62% [5.86-28.54]   8.85% [4.18-17.80]   21.47% [12.73-36.55]  
Single-parent family 279 12.15% [8.28-17.47]   4.97% [3.03-8.04]   17.11% [12.76-22.57]  
Unrelated-persons HH 163 2.97% [0.63-12.89]   5.05% [1.49-15.80]   8.02% [3.12-19.12]  
Number of childrenbin the HH           
None 1867 2.89% [2.01-4.16] <0.001 1.82% [1.18-2.83] 0.006 4.71% [3.58-6.23] <0.001
1 or 2 892 5.16% [3.60-7.21]   3.03% [1.70-5.28]   8.18% [5.70-11.44]  
3 or more 247 6.71% [4.10-10.82]   5.06% [2.43-10.23]   11.77% [7.49-18.03]  
HH head's gender           
Male 2286 3.46% [2.62-4.54] 0.046 2.27% [1.44-3.62] 0.332 5.73% [4.26-7.70] 0.022
Female 719 5.15% [3.66-7.31]   2.92% [1.87-4.61]   8.07% [6.23-10.56]  
HH head’s age           
18-29 314 6.43% [3.63-11.14] 0.02 4.87% [2.16-10.62] <0.001 11.30% [7.24-17.20] <0.001
30-59 1872 3.88% [2.89-05.20]   2.90% [1.83-4.56]   6.78% [5.15-8.88]  
60 or over 820 2.85% [1.71-04.71]   0.50% [0.21-1.19]   3.34% [2.08-5.34]  
HH head's socio-occupational category           
Never worked 87 3.87% [0.58-21.66] <0.001 3.40% [1.00-10.96] <0.001 7.27% [2.39-20.08] <0.001
Upper white-collar 1066 1.29% [0.58-2.84]   0.56% [0.12-2.58]   1.85% [0.93-3.66]  
Tradespeople/ salespersons 209 2.79% [0.81-9.21]   1.42% [0.41-4.79]   4.21% [1.71-9.97]  
Intermediate white-collar 360 3.52% [1.67-7.28]   2.15% [0.93-4.92]   5.67% [3.30-9.58]  
Lower white-collar 893 6.10% [4.55-8.14]   4.94% [3.17-7.61]   11.04% [8.70-13.91]  
Blue-collar 335 6.93% [4.44-10.65]   2.74% [1.46-5.07]   9.67% [6.65-13.84]  
HH head's education level           
Tertiary 1580 2.59% [1.57-4.29] <0.001 1.33% [0.71-2.40] <0.001 3.92% [2.69-5.67] <0.001
Secondary 1053 4.56% [3.50-5.86]   3.70% [2.35-5.75]   8.26% [6.41-10.51]  
None or primary 352 7.69% [4.75-12.38]   3.70% [1.99-7.19]   11.40% [7.37-17.66]  
HH monthly income (€/CUc)           
>1666 2211 2.00% [1.25-3.16] <0.001 0.90% [0.45-1.55] <0.001 2.85% [1.87-4.28] <0.001
[791–1166] 439 6.60% [4.57-9.32]   3.40% [1.99-5.57]   10.00% [7.40-13.12]  
<791 (poverty threshold) 356 12.10% [8.68-16.89]   11.30% [7.27-17.29]   23.38% [17.57-30.81]  
Source of income           
Welfare benefits 235 17.63% [12.58-24.15] <0.001 9.33% [5.72-14.87] <0.001 26.96% [20.91-34.00] <0.001
Other 2738 2.74% [2.04-3.66]   1.84% [1.22-2.77]   4.58% [3.52-5.93]  
Resident of social housing           
No 2244 2.53% [1.73-3.66] <0.001 1.47% [0.86-2.49] <0.001 3.99% [2.86-5.55] <0.001
Yes 762 7.82% [6.06-10.03]   5.33% [3.58-7.87]   13.15% [10.19-16.80]  
Neighbourhood socioeconomic status           
Underprivileged 448 8.91% [6.61-11.70] <0.001 4.68% [2.56-8.45] <0.001 13.59% [9.25-19.29] <0.001
Working-class 489 6.35% [4.66-8.61]   2.05% [0.96-4.56]   8.40% [5.55-12.62]  
Middle- or upper-class 2069 2.22% [1.35-3.61]   2.03% [1.14-3.64]   4.25% [2.86-6.30]  
  1. aWeighted.
  2. bUnder 18 years old.
  3. cConsumption unit.