Infants and children receiving WIC benefit in Tennessee

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Definitions: Number and percent of infant and children under 5 years of age who were certified for WIC (Women Infant and Children) program during a state fiscal year. This is a Tennessee Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women Infant and Children. Certification is defined as an infant or children participant who was certified to receive WIC benefits.

Data Source: Count data were supplied by the Tennessee Department of Health, Division of Family Health and Wellness. Population data were from the Office of Healthcare Statistics, division of  Policy, Planning and Assessment, Tennessee Department of Health. The KIDS COUNT division of the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth organized data and calculated rates.

Footnotes: Estimates by county were calculated from WIC's Legacy and TNWIC systems, as Tennessee began its transition to EBT during SFY2018.