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WIC in the States: Thirty-One Years
of Building a Healthier America


This report reviews WIC’s achievements in its 31 year history and its importance to women, infants and children, and documents the growth in WIC participation nationally and in each state and Indian Tribal Organization.

To view these documents, you will need Adobe Acrobat. If you do not have it, you can download it here.

Report Summary

In this report:

Introduction and Commentary, 698kb
National WIC Profile, 169kb
50 State and the District of Columbia WIC Profiles, 883kb
National Indian Tribal Organization WIC Profile, 169kb
Indian Tribal Organization WIC Profiles, 543kb
Full Report, 1.8mb

Charts of Participation, 1974-2004:

by State:
by ITO:


See FRAC's report (September 2002):
"WIC Partnerships and the Nurturing Parent"

For additional information please contact Geri Henchy (202) 986-2200 x3025 or ghenchy@frac.org

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