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TABLE III - (Summary)
Difference/Percent Change in WIC Participant Enrollment
Grouped by Racial/Ethnic Categories
Fiscal Years 1996, 1998, 2000, and 2002

  DIFFERENCE PERCENT CHANGE

RACIAL ETHNIC GROUP CATEGORY

APRIL 1996

APRIL 1998

APRIL 2000

APRIL 2002

1996
to
1998

1998
to
2000

2000
to
2002

1996
to
1998

1998
to
2000

2000
to
2002

BLACK

WOMEN

374,226

401,374

395,042

371,276

27,148

-6,332

-23,766

7.3

-1.6

-6.0

INFANTS

489,450

498,190

498,395

462,047

8,740

205

-36,348

1.8

0.0

-7.3

CHILDREN

965,113

942,716

826,646

788,591

-22,397

-116,070

-38,055

-2.3

-12.3

-4.6

TOTAL

1,828,789

1,842,280

1,720,083

1,621,914

13,491

-122,197

-98,169

0.7

-6.6

-5.7

HISPANIC

WOMEN

553,572

585,311

653,675

725,442

31,739

68,364

71,767

5.7

11.7

11.0

INFANTS

587,231

622,184

671,452

733,425

34,953

49,268

61,973

6.0

7.9

9.2

CHILDREN

1,251,908

1,388,654

1,448,676

1,593,102

136,746

60,022

144,426

10.9

4.3

10.0

TOTAL

2,392,711

2,596,149

2,773,803

3,051,969

203,438

177,654

278,166

8.5

6.8

10.0

ASIAN / PACIFIC ISLANDER

WOMEN

48,653

56,941

61,130

67,515

8,288

4,189

6,385

17.0

7.4

10.4

INFANTS

56,480

64,400

67,278

72,747

7,920

2,878

5,469

14.0

4.5

8.1

CHILDREN

117,407

138,695

130,982

137,703

21,288

-7,713

6,721

18.1

-5.6

5.1

TOTAL

222,540

260,036

259,390

277,965

37,496

-646

18,575

16.8

-0.2

7.2

AMERICAN INDIAN

WOMEN

24,857

25,442

24,000

25,170

585

-1,442

1,170

2.4

-5.7

4.9

INFANTS

27,680

27,655

27,180

26,917

-25

-475

-263

-0.1

-1.7

-1.0

CHILDREN

70,238

68,041

60,926

62,479

-2,197

-7,115

1,553

-3.1

-10.5

2.5

TOTAL

122,775

121,138

112,106

114,566

-1,637

-9,032

2,460

-1.3

-7.5

2.2

WHITE

WOMEN

763,513

787,499

748,804

727,718

23,986

-38,695

-21,086

3.1

-4.9

-2.8

INFANTS

809,601

814,779

779,687

742,939

5,178

-35,092

-36,748

0.6

-4.3

-4.7

CHILDREN

1,555,757

1,553,169

1,407,361

1,403,498

-2,588

-145,808

-3,863

-0.2

-9.4

-0.3

TOTAL

3,128,871

3,155,447

2,935,852

2,874,155

26,576

-219,595

-61,697

0.8

-7.0

-2.1

NO RACE REPORTED

WOMEN

11,042

16,555

12,618

17,083

5,513

-3,937

4,465

49.9

-23.8

35.4

INFANTS

18,603

21,412

18,767

24,607

2,809

-2,645

5,840

15.1

-12.4

31.1

CHILDREN

22,121

29,738

22,716

34,657

7,617

-7,022

11,941

34.4

-23.6

52.6

TOTAL

51,766

67,705

54,101

76,347

15,939

-13,604

22,246

30.8

-20.1

41.1

TOTAL

WOMEN

1,775,863

1,873,122

1,895,334

1,934,204

97,259

22,212

38,870

5.5

1.2

2.1

INFANTS

1,989,045

2,048,620

2,062,757

2,062,682

59,575

14,137

-75

3.0

0.7

0.0

CHILDREN

3,982,544

4,121,013

3,897,423

4,020,030

138,469

-223,590

122,607

3.5

-5.4

3.1

GRAND TOTAL

7,747,452

8,042,755

7,855,514

8,016,916

295,303

-187,241

161,402

3.8

-2.3

2.1

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