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Table 3 Item responses and correlations by ethnic group. Figures are frequencies (column percent) except where indicated.

From: Reliability and validity of a short form household food security scale in a Caribbean community

Item   Afro-Trinidadian Indo-Trinidadian Mixed
   Affirmative (%) Item-score correlation Affirmative (%) Item-score correlation Affirmative (%) Item-score correlation
   155   246   106  
3 'Balanced meal' 65 (42) 0.54 48 (20) 0.61 42 (40) 0.49
2 'Food last' 54 (35) 0.71 26 (11) 0.77 26 (25) 0.66
5 'Skip meals' 49 (32) 0.74 23 (9) 0.80 21 (20) 0.72
8 'How often' 36 (23) 0.49 21 (9) 0.79 13 (12) 0.53
7 'Eat less' 44 (28) 0.76 19 (8) 0.85 11 (10) 0.74
10 'Hungry' 15 (10) 0.51 9 (4) 0.58 6 (6) 0.43