Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal

Published by: Kowsar

Prioritizing Food Security Indicators in Iran: Application of an Integrated Delphi/AHP Approach

Mohammad Hassan Abolhassani 1 , Fariba Kolahdooz 2 , Reza Majdzadeh 3 , Mohammadreza Eshraghian 3 , Roksana Mirkazemi 4 and Abolghasem Djazayery 1 , *
Authors Information
1 Department of Community Nutrition, School of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Medicine, Aboriginal and Global Health Research, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
3 Institute of Public Health Research, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Occupational Health Research Center (OHRC), Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: December 2018, 20 (S1); e23585
  • Published Online: January 13, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 15, 2014
  • Revised: September 27, 2014
  • Accepted: October 14, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.23585

To Cite: Abolhassani M H, Kolahdooz F, Majdzadeh R, Eshraghian M, Mirkazemi R, et al. Prioritizing Food Security Indicators in Iran: Application of an Integrated Delphi/AHP Approach, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2018 ; 20(S1):e23585. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.23585.

Abstract
Copyright © 2016, Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
References
  • 1. McGuire S. WHO, World Food Programme, and International Fund for Agricultural Development. 2012. The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2012. Economic growth is necessary but not sufficient to accelerate reduction of hunger and malnutrition. Adv Nutr Int Rev J. 2013;4(1):126-7. doi: 10.3945/an.112.003343.
  • 2. Jones AD, Ngure FM, Pelto G, Young SL. What are we assessing when we measure food security? A compendium and review of current metrics. Adv Nutr. 2013;4(5):481-505. doi: 10.3945/an.113.004119. [PubMed: 24038241].
  • 3. Baumann SM, Webb P, Zeller M. Validity of food consumption indicators in the Lao context: moving toward cross-cultural standardization. Food Nutr Bull. 2013;34(1):105-19.
  • 4. FAO , IFAD , WFP. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.Rome;. 2013.
  • 5. Pangaribowo EH, Gerber N, Torero MA. Food and Nutrition Security Indicators: A Review. SSRN Electronic J. 2013. doi: 10.2139/ssrn.2237992.
  • 6. Kennedy G, Berardo A, Papavero C, Horjus P, Ballard T, Dop M, et al. Proxy measures of household food consumption for food security assessment and surveillance: comparison of the household dietary diversity and food consumption scores. Public Health Nutr. 2010;13(12):2010-8. doi: 10.1017/S136898001000145X. [PubMed: 20602864].
  • 7. Kolahdooz F, Najafi F, Sadeghi Ghotbabadi F. Report of a national survey: food security information and mapping system in Iran. Tehran: Nafis Negar; 2012.
  • 8. Mohammadzadeh A, Dorosty A, Eshraghian M. Household food security status and associated factors among high-school students in Esfahan, Iran. Public Health Nutr. 2010;13(10):1609-13. doi: 10.1017/S1368980010000467. [PubMed: 20359375].
  • 9. Dalkey N, Helmer O. An Experimental Application of the DELPHI Method to the Use of Experts. Manag Sci. 1963;9(3):458-67. doi: 10.1287/mnsc.9.3.458.
  • 10. Boulkedid R, Abdoul H, Loustau M, Sibony O, Alberti C. Using and reporting the Delphi method for selecting healthcare quality indicators: a systematic review. PLoS One. 2011;6(6). eee20476. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020476. [PubMed: 21694759].
  • 11. Saaty TL, Peniwati K. Group decision making: drawing out and reconciling differences. RWS publications; 2013.
  • 12. Shi S, Cao J, Feng L, Liang W, Zhang L. Construction of a technique plan repository and evaluation system based on AHP group decision-making for emergency treatment and disposal in chemical pollution accidents. J Hazard Materials. 2014;276:200-6.
  • 13. Young H, Jaspars S. Nutritional assessments, food security and famine. Disasters. 1995;19(1):26-36. [PubMed: 7735853].
  • 14. Smith LC, Subandoro A. Measuring food security using household expenditure surveys. Intl Food Policy Res Inst. 2007.
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:

Author(s):

Article(s):

Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments