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LC-18: WIC Nutrition Services

Proportion of children aged two to five years receiving WIC services compared to proportion of children <185% FPL

Numerator: Children aged 2-5 years participating in the WIC program

Denominator Statement: Total children aged 2-5 years whose income is below 185% FPL.

Measure Set: AMCHP

Data Source: Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program Data, US Census BureauPopulation & Demographic Data, State-based Surveys

Target Population: Children

Categories: Access to and quality of health care services, Health Service Utilization, Related services

Additional Information: http://www.amchp.org/programsandtopics/data-assessment/LifeCourseIndicatorDocuments/LC-18%20WIC%20Nutrition%20Services_Final_10-2-2014.pdf

Keywords: Maternal child health

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