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10 States Where The Most People Go Hungry

4. Oklahoma

Total Percentage of Households with Very Low Food Security: 6.5 percent

Median Income: $41,664

Percentage Below Poverty Line: 16.2 percent

Unemployment: 6.9 percent

Obesity: 31.4 percent

Demand at food banks in Oklahoma has increased while donations have remained steady, Dawn Burroughs of Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma told The Oklahoman newspaper. This problem is extremely serious, as the number of households who have had to reduce their food intake due to lack of money has grown from 5.3 percent to 6.5 percent from 2006 to 2009.

(AP Photo)

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