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The prevalence of overweight among WIC children


Author:
Cole, Nancy., United States, Food and Nutrition Service., and Office of Analysis and Evaluation.
Source:
USDA
Year:
2001
Subject:
Overweight children, Children, Nutrition, WIC Program, children, and obesity
Abstract:
This study examines the trends in the prevalence of overweight among WIC children during the 1990s. The study is based on data collected by the biennial WIC Participant and Program Characteristics Studies (1992, 1994, 1996, and 1998). Overweight prevalence among WIC children is measured according to the revised growth charts, released by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) in May 2000.
Language:
English
Publisher:
USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Office of Analysis, Nutrition and Evaluation
Series:
Nutrition assistance program report series and Report (Special Nutrition Programs (U.S.)) ; no. WIC-01-PCOM
Collection:
USDA publications
Permanent URL:
http://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/38354