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Fewer Than Half of WIC-Eligible Families Receive WIC Benefits

Description
Examines the characteristics of families eligible for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) who receive WIC benefits compared to those who do not. Includes information on rural versus urban families participating in WIC. Identifies nonparticipating WIC-eligible families that could be targeted for outreach.
Author(s)
Kristin Smith
Date
2016
Type
Document
Organization
Carsey School of Public Policy
Tagged as
Benefit enrollment and application · Children and youth · Families · Food security and nutrition · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Women