HEC4: Food, Nutrition, and Subsistence


  • Cases of nutritional disorders (scurvy, marasmus, iron deficiency, etc.)
  • Cases of anemia
  • Rate of obesity/overweight
  • Rate of hypercholesterolemia
  • Child nutrition disorders


  • Diet composition (% protein, carbohydrates, etc.)
  • Folic acid levels in pregnant women
  • Fruit and vegetable consumption
  • Sugar sweetened beverage consumption
  • Wild food harvest (% participating, % consuming)
  • Quantity/type subsistence resources consumed (% of diet)
  • Recent changes to harvest
  • Level of food security
  • Food costs

Commonly used data sources