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WIC Participation Data for Austin Public Health

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WIC Participation Data for Austin Public Health

The WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Special Supplemental Nutrition program is a federal assistance program managed by the federal government, specifically the US Food and Nutrition Services part of the Department of Agriculture. This program targets low-income or nutritionally at-risk populations of women, infants and children to provide supplemental food benefits. First established in 1972 as a two year pilot, the program was permanently established in 1975 and now serves around 53 percent of infants born in the United States.

This dataset shows monthly WIC participation data for Austin Public Health since October 2013, with variables such as Total Women, Total Infants and General Admin Money.

Columns

NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
Pregnant Womenpregnant_womenpregnant_womenNumber
Total Childrentotal_childrentotal_childrenNumber
Total Infantstotal_infantstotal_infantsNumber
Fully Formula Fed Infantsfully_formula_fed_infantsfully_formula_fed_infantsNumberInfants who are not breastfed and receive the largest formula package (maximum number of cans)
Partially Breastfed Infantspartially_breastfed_infantspartially_breastfed_infantsNumberInfants who are mostly breastfed and receive some formula
Fully Breastfed Infantsfully_breastfed_infantsfully_breastfed_infantsNumberInfants who are exclusively breastfed and receive no formula
Total Womentotal_womentotal_womenNumber
Postpartum Womenpostpartum_womenpostpartum_womenNumberWomen with infants who are minimally breastfed and receive the largest formula package (maximum number of cans)
Partially Breastfeeding Womenpartially_breastfeeding_womenpartially_breastfeeding_womenNumberWomen with infants who are mostly breastfed and receive some formula
Fully Breastfeeding Womenfully_breastfeeding_womenfully_breastfeeding_womenNumberWomen with infants who are exclusively breastfed and receive no formula
DSHS Sourcedshs_sourcedshs_sourceURL
Gen Admin Moneygen_admin_moneygen_admin_moneyNumberMoney spent on general administrative duties to assist clients
Month-Yearmonth_yearmonth_yearCalendar date
Total Participantstotal_participantstotal_participantsNumberThe total number of women, children and infants receiving benefits through their Electronic Benefit (EBT) cards. Tracked by TXIN

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