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Table 4 FGT food insecurity index result on extent of food insecurity in the study area

From: Analysis of households food insecurity and its coping mechanisms in Western Ethiopia

FGT measures Percent (%)
Head count ratio (Incidence of food insecurity)a 53.62
Food insecurity gap (Depth of food insecurityb 16.84
Squared food insecurity gap (Severity of food insecurity)b 7.32
  1. Source: Computed result (2017); where a indicates estimation from the total sample and b indicates estimation from food insecure (148) households