We identify women most and least likely to discontinue participation in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program. Kentucky WIC program management information system data […]
The Great Recession was an economic downturn that lasted from 2007-2009 that had striking effects on children’s economic, social, and health environment, especially in regards to food security. Despite officially […]
Research on undocumented immigrants’ participation in the WIC program is fairly limited because there is great difficulty in obtaining data on these individuals. The study analyzed data obtained from the […]
Eligibility for participation by pregnant women in the WIC Program is determined by household poverty status; only those with household incomes below 185% of the federal poverty line are eligible […]
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. […]
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 authors described the WIC Program: how it works, its history, program trends, and the characteristics of the population it serves. It also examines then-current issues facing WIC, focusing mainly on those with important economic implications.
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.
Report on status of, barriers to, and opportunities for improvements of engagement of African Americans as participants and staff in California WIC.
Percentage of Children Enrolled in Connecticut WIC Aged 2 – 5 Years with Overweight or Obesity, FFY2015 (in ascending order by total overweight/obesity) October 2014 – September 2015