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Estimation of eligibility for the WIC program : report of the WIC eligibility study : state and county 1979 baseline estimates


Author:
United States Food and Nutrition Service. Office of Analysis and Evaluation.
Year:
1988
Subject:
Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (U.S.), Women -- Nutrition -- Government policy -- Statistics, Infants -- Nutrition -- Government policy -- Statistics, Children -- Nutrition -- Government policy -- Statistics, and Nutrition policy -- United States -- Statistics
Abstract:
Abstract: This report presents estimates of WIC-eligible populations by state and county has been prepared by the Food and Nutrition Service. These estimates of eligibility are limited to the baseline year of 1979. The baseline estimates are based on the detailed census counts of infants, children 1-5 years of age and recently childbearing women in households with annual incomes below 185 percent of the United States poverty line. The WIC fully eligible population are divided into "higher priority" based on medical risk and "lower priority" based on dietary risk criteria.
Format:
2 v. ; 28 cm.
Publisher:
The Department?
Collection:
USDA publications