Years Available: 2008, 2011–2012
Permanent Link: http://data.sagepub.com/sagestats/7222
General Notes: * National median gives the value for the "average" county for this metric, the 50th percentile of all counties reporting data. **The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provide Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. The total dollar amount of WIC Program (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children) benefits redeemed through WIC-authorized stores in a county divided by the total county population.