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Geography: Rhode Island

Rhode Island State WIC Page

The Rhode Island State WIC Page includes main contacts, State WIC profiles, and state-specific resources and links.

Changes in Maternal Cigarette Smoking Among Pregnant WIC Participants in Rhode Island

The authors explored the relationship between the timing of entry into the WIC Program among pregnant women in Rhode Island and changes in maternal cigarette smoking (MCS) during pregnancy. Self-reports from smokers indicated that 9.5% quit smoking; 24.6% decreased MCS; 26.8% experienced no change; 33.5% increased MCS; and 5.6% attempted to quit MCS, but failed during pregnancy.

The Farmers’ Market Effect

Westbay presented this poster at NWA’s Annual Conference in April 2017. As part of the CPHMC project, their coalition worked to promote healthy eating and chronic disease prevention through pop-up […]