People living in the U.S. w/ food insecurity had greater estimated healthcare expenditures annually on average

Among a national sample of the civilian non-institutionalized population of the U.S., people with food insecurity had greater healthcare expenditures ($6,072 vs. $4,208) annually on average. This translated to an extra $1,863 in healthcare expenditure per year, or $77.5 billion in additional health care expenditure annually. (H. Seligman, NOPREN/PRC SIP investigator)

Read more here.