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Price Variability Across Food Product and Vendor Type in Food Benefit Redemptions Under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

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Description
Examines variability in prices for WIC purchases in 4 WIC State agencies, using data on 2014 Electronic Benefit Transfer transactions. Features statistics including geographic distribution of WIC vendors by State agency, with breakdowns by urban, large rural, small rural, and isolated locations.
Author(s)
Patrick W. McLaughlin, Stacy Gleason, Margaret Wilkin
Date
07/2018
Type
Document
Organization
USDA Economic Research Service
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Access · Children and youth · Food security and nutrition · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Women