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10 States Where The Most People Go Hungry

10. (Tie) Ohio

Total Percentage of Households with Very Low Food Security: 6.1 percent

Median Household Income: $46,318

Percentage Below Poverty Line: 13.4

Unemployment: 9.9 percent

Obesity: 28.8 percent

The percentage of Ohio households that suffer from food insecurity was 14.8 percent for the years 2007-2009, among the top ten states for food insecurity, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This rate was higher than the national average for those years, which was 13.5 percent. About 6 percent of households reduced their food intake because they did not have enough money to buy food.

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