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Table 2 Prevalence of high, marginal, low, and very low food security among first-year college students at risk of weight gain in the United States (n = 855), 2016

From: Prevalence and correlates of food insecurity among U.S. college students: a multi-institutional study

University Total (n) Food-secure n (%) Food-insecure n (%)
All High Food Security Marginal Food Security All Low Food Security Very Low Food Security
Auburn University 56 43 (76.8) 32 (57.1) 11 (19.6) 13 (23.2) 10 (17.9) 3 (5.4)
University of Florida 244 191 (78.3) 129 (52.9) 62 (25.4) 53 (21.7) 34 (13.9) 19 (7.8)
Syracuse University 130 110 (84.6) 83 (63.8) 27 (20.8) 20 (15.4) 13 (10.0) 7 (5.4)
University of Tennessee 88 66 (75.0) 47 (53.4) 19 (21.6) 22 (25.0) 11 (12.5) 11 (12.5)
University of Maine 129 108 (83.7) 75 (58.1) 33 (25.6) 21 (16.3) 14 (10.9) 7 (5.4)
South Dakota State University 44 38 (86.4) 26 (59.1) 12 (27.3) 6 (13.6) 3 (6.8) 3 (6.8)
West Virginia University 70 65 (92.9) 40 (57.1) 25 (35.7) 5 (7.1) 3 (4.3) 2 (2.9)
Kansas State University 94 71 (75.5) 44 (46.8) 27 (28.7) 23 (24.5) 15 (16.0) 8 (8.5)
Total 855 692 (80.9) 476 (55.7) 216 (25.3) 163 (19.1) 103 (12.0) 60 (7.0)