The states with the highest percentage of seniors facing the threat of hunger include:
• 1. Arkansas, 24.23 percent
• 2. Mississippi, 20.49 percent
• 3. Alabama, 20.34 percent
• 4. Nevada, 18.8 percent
• 5. Tennessee, 18.79 percent
Source: National Foundation to End Senior Hunger. State rankings were compiled from data in the State of Senior Hunger 2011, an annual report by Dr. James P. Ziliak and Dr. Craig Gunderson.
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