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Barriers to Retention Among New York State Department of Health

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Research, Analysis & Background
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PDF Icon Final report (481.15 KB)

The purpose of this study was to identify barriers to retention of infants and children on WIC; that is, to identify barriers that deter parents/caretakers from continuing to participate in WIC, despite the continued eligibility of their infant or child. The specific objectives included identifying barriers to retention of infants and children in WIC; assessing differences in barriers to retention by race/ethnicity and geographic area; and identifying barriers to check usage.

Page updated: September 11, 2023