Table 5. Comparison of Concerns and Symptoms in Children from Food Insecure vs Non–Food Insecure Homes
Test Statistic
Survey Variable, mean score ± SDChild-Reported Food InsecurityChild-Reported Non–Food InsecuritydftP Value
Food-related concerns4.76 ± 1.574.11 ± 1.26Not significant
Depression symptoms3.86 ± 1.892.72 ± 1.0343.4−2.85<0.01
Generalized anxiety symptoms3.62 ± 1.012.79 ± 0.9955−3.14<0.01
Obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms4.90 ± 1.573.41 ± 1.3256−3.89<0.001