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Demographics / Trends

WIC Participant and Program Characteristics 2016

WIC Participant and Program Characteristics 2016 (PC 2016) summarizes the demographic characteristics of participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) nationwide in April 2016. […]

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Participant and Program Characteristics 2012

FNS produces biennial reports on current participant and program characteristics in the WIC Program for general program monitoring, as well as for managing the information needs of the program. The biennial reports include information on the income and nutritional risk characteristics of WIC participants; data on WIC Program participation for migrant farm worker families; and other information on WIC participation that is deemed appropriate by the secretary of agriculture. (Only the most recent report is included in this document.)

The WIC Program: Background, Trends, and Issues

This report described the WIC Program: how it works, its history, program trends, and the characteristics of the population it serves. It also examines issues related to program outcomes and administration. How the WIC community responded to these issues might have a large impact on future program operations.