Missouri Hunger Atlas

Frequently Asked Questions

What data and measures are included in the Atlas?

How can I find data for my county?

Data for Missouri counties can be explored using several options on the navigation bar.

What results do the county data tables contain?

County Data Tables include printable county-level results from the 2019 Missouri Hunger Atlas for county profile, need, and performance indicators.

For interpreting county data table results, the percent of individuals food insecure for Adair County from the 2019 Atlas is presented as an example. Each indicator includes three columns of information:

In this case, Adair County is in the highest quintile of Missouri counties for percent of individuals who are food insecure (labeled "Very High").

What is food affordability?

What is county rank and overall rank?

What is overall need vs. performance?

What do state-level indicator maps display?

How do percentages influence comparisons and use of results?