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TABLE III - CHANGE IN WIC RACIAL/ETHNIC PARTICIPANT GROUP ENROLLMENT BY CATEGORY
April 1996 to April 2004
 

  TWO-YEAR DIFFERENCE PERCENT CHANGE
RACIAL ETHNIC GROUP CATEGORY

APRIL 1996

APRIL 1998

APRIL
2000

APRIL
2002

APRIL 2004

1996 TO 1998

1998 TO 2000

2000 TO 2002

2002 TO 2004

1996 TO 1998

1998 TO 2000

2000 TO 2002

2002 TO 2004

BLACK

WOMEN

374,226

401,374

395,042

371,276

400,786

27,148

-6,332

-23,766

29,510

7.3

-1.6

-6.0

7.9

INFANTS

489,450

498,190

498,395

462,047

485,971

8,740

205

-36,348

23,924

1.8

0.0

-7.3

5.2

CHILDREN

965,113

942,716

826,646

788,591

828,537

-22,397

-116,070

-38,055

39,946

-2.3

-12.3

-4.6

5.1

TOTAL

1,828,789

1,842,280

1,720,083

1,621,914

1,715,294

13,491

-122,197

-98,169

93,380

0.7

-6.6

-5.7

5.8

HISPANIC

WOMEN

553,572

585,311

653,675

725,442

802,972

31,739

68,364

71,767

77,530

5.7

11.7

11.0

10.7

INFANTS

587,231

622,184

671,452

733,425

794,187

34,953

49,268

61,973

60,762

6.0

7.9

9.2

8.3

CHILDREN

1,251,908

1,388,654

1,448,676

1,593,102

1,765,800

136,746

60,022

144,426

172,698

10.9

4.3

10.0

10.8

TOTAL

2,392,711

2,596,149

2,773,803

3,051,969

3,362,959

203,438

177,654

278,166

310,990

8.5

6.8

10.0

10.2

ASIAN / PACIFIC ISLANDER

WOMEN

48,653

56,941

61,130

67,515

72,468

8,288

4,189

6,385

4,953

17.0

7.4

10.4

7.3

INFANTS

56,480

64,400

67,278

72,747

79,400

7,920

2,878

5,469

6,653

14.0

4.5

8.1

9.1

CHILDREN

117,407

138,695

130,982

137,703

146,464

21,288

-7,713

6,721

8,761

18.1

-5.6

5.1

6.4

TOTAL

222,540

260,036

259,390

277,965

298,332

37,496

-646

18,575

20,367

16.8

-0.2

7.2

7.3

AMERICAN INDIAN

WOMEN

24,857

25,442

24,000

25,170

29,997

585

-1,442

1,170

4,827

2.4

-5.7

4.9

19.2

INFANTS

27,680

27,655

27,180

26,917

31,941

-25

-475

-263

5,024

-0.1

-1.7

-1.0

18.7

CHILDREN

70,238

68,041

60,926

62,479

71,253

-2,197

-7,115

1,553

8,774

-3.1

-10.5

2.5

14.0

TOTAL

122,775

121,138

112,106

114,566

133,191

-1,637

-9,032

2,460

18,625

-1.3

-7.5

2.2

16.3

WHITE

WOMEN

763,513

787,499

748,804

727,718

777,574

23,986

-38,695

-21,086

49,856

3.1

-4.9

-2.8

6.9

INFANTS

809,601

814,779

779,687

742,939

784,236

5,178

-35,092

-36,748

41,297

0.6

-4.3

-4.7

5.6

CHILDREN

1,555,757

1,553,169

1,407,361

1,403,498

1,425,337

-2,588

-145,808

-3,863

21,839

-0.2

-9.4

-0.3

1.6

TOTAL

3,128,871

3,155,447

2,935,852

2,874,155

2,987,147

26,576

-219,595

-61,697

112,992

0.8

-7.0

-2.1

3.9

NO RACE REPORTED

WOMEN

11,042

16,555

12,618

17,083

20,183

5,513

-3,937

4,465

3,100

49.9

-23.8

35.4

18.1

INFANTS

18,603

21,412

18,767

24,607

28,149

2,809

-2,645

5,840

3,542

15.1

-12.4

31.1

14.4

CHILDREN

22,121

29,738

22,716

34,657

41,232

7,617

-7,022

11,941

6,575

34.4

-23.6

52.6

19.0

TOTAL

51,766

67,705

54,101

76,347

89,564

15,939

-13,604

22,246

13,217

30.8

-20.1

41.1

17.3

GRAND TOTAL

WOMEN

1,775,863

1,873,122

1,895,334

1,934,204

2,103,980

97,259

22,212

38,870

169,776

5.5

1.2

2.1

8.8

INFANTS

1,989,045

2,048,620

2,062,757

2,062,682

2,203,884

59,575

14,137

-75

141,202

3.0

0.7

0.0

6.8

CHILDREN

3,982,544

4,121,013

3,897,423

4,020,030

4,278,623

138,469

-223,590

122,607

258,593

3.5

-5.4

3.1

6.4

GRAND TOTAL

7,747,452

8,042,755

7,855,514

8,016,916

8,586,487

295,303

-187,241

161,402

569,571

3.8

-2.3

2.1

7.1

 

 

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