Michigan WIC Program Data
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children



Total Births, WIC and Medicaid Infant Enrollment
for Michigan by Year
Year Total
Births
WIC
Infants
Percent
WIC
Medicaid Infants Percent
Medicaid

2000

136,171  59,105  43%  53,244  39% 

1999

133,348  59,026  44%  51,782  39% 

1998

133,788  60,391  45%  52,104  39% 

Total Births:  The number of live births to mothers who resided in the selected county during the indicated calendar year.  (From the Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics)

WIC Infants
: 
The number of infants with dates of birth in the indicated calendar year who were enrolled in WIC.  The county of enrollment is determined by the location of the WIC clinic not the enrollee's place of residence.
  (From the Michigan Department of Community Health, Women, Infants & Children Division)

Percent WIC:
  The number of  WIC infants divided by total births expressed as a percentage.

Medicaid Infants:  The number of infants with dates of birth in the indicated calendar year who were enrolled in Medicaid at the time of birth.  (From the Michigan Department of Community Health, Budget & Finance Administration, Actuarial Division)

Percent Medicaid:  The number of  Medicaid infants divided by total births expressed as a percentage.