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WIC Participation (Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program)
This indicator shows the percentage of women who received WIC food for themselves during their pregnancy. The WIC Program is a supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children focused on promoting maternal and infant health through better nutrition and education. Prevalence of WIC participation during pregnancy has been identified as higher amongst younger mothers, women with lower incomes, those who are uninsured, and mothers who did not receive first trimester prenatal care.
Measurement Period: 2016
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