This research brief uses data from the 2021 Multi-State WIC Participant Satisfaction Survey (MSS). The MSS evaluated participants’ experiences and satisfaction with interactions and appointments with WIC, shopping for WIC […]
Objective Mobile applications (‘apps’) for WIC families are becoming increasingly prevalent, especially in states that have transitioned from paper vouchers to electronic benefits transfer (EBT) for WIC. Apps and other […]
This study addressed the need for better understanding of WIC client use of technology, the technologies clients prefer, and how technology preferences change across WIC populations in the western region states. Authors found that: Technologies should be considered for addressing WIC clients’ needs, including use of text messaging and smartphone apps for appointments, education, and other WIC services; online scheduling and nutrition education; and a stronger Facebook presence for connecting with WIC clients and breastfeeding support.
This toolkit helps WIC agencies become more informed purchasers of digital tools for WIC participants. The digital tools that this toolkit focuses on include: mobile apps online learning platforms text-messaging […]
Abstract Objective: In this study, we sought to determine technology acceptance of a mobile application (app) to facilitate healthy behaviors as perceived by English- and Spanish-speaking participants of the Supplemental […]
Abstract Background: Smartphone apps have potential to effectively deliver health education and improve health behaviors among at-risk populations. To be successful, apps should include user input during stages of development. […]