WIC Participant and Program Characteristics 2012 Final Report

Metadata Updated: February 4, 2018

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is administered by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). WIC benefits include nutritious supplemental foods; nutrition education; counseling, including breastfeeding promotion and support; and referrals to health care, social service, and other community providers for pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, infants, and children up to the age of 5 years. 1 For women and their unborn children, WIC seeks to improve fetal development and reduce the incidence of low birth weight, short gestation, and anemia through intervention during the prenatal period. For infants and children, WIC seeks to provide nutritious foods during critical times of growth and development in an effort to prevent health problems and to improve the health status of these children. The reports, including PC2012, contain information on a census of WIC participants in April of the reporting year.

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Metadata Created Date June 14, 2014
Metadata Updated Date February 4, 2018

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Metadata Created Date June 14, 2014
Metadata Updated Date February 4, 2018
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