Yidi Wang, Ashley Jackson
1. In this longitudinal cohort study, individual-level factors such as age >35, more than high school education, English language proficiency, being married, White race, smaller family size, and higher income were associated with lower odds of participation in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
2. State-level factors such as higher earned income tax credit rates were associated with lower rates of WIC participation, while other factors such as higher gross domestic product (GDP) per capita, unemployment rates, and Medicaid caseloads, were associated with higher participation rates...
May 12, 2023: 2 Minute Medicine