TABLE 2

Prevalence of High Weight-for-Length by Various Characteristics Among Infants in WIC-PC, 2000 Through 2014

OverallAnnual Prevalences
nPrevalence2000200420102014
Overall16 927 12013.813.414.514.512.3
Sex
 Boys8 575 03814.814.215.415.513.2
 Girls8 352 08212.912.513.513.511.4
Age, mo
 3–51 526 5619.48.510.19.98.4
 6–114 110 58711.610.512.212.411.0
 12–176 358 68014.414.515.315.012.5
 18–234 931 29216.316.217.016.614.8
Race-ethnicity
 Hispanic6 832 72916.015.916.617.013.8
 White5 684 67111.811.312.412.111.0
 Black3 423 06113.413.314.513.911.9
 Asian/Pacific
Islander638 3589.89.710.210.68.5
 American Indian/Alaskan Native185 37418.419.420.418.715.6
 Unknown162 92713.812.513.214.012.9
Relative incomea
 0–495 086 40414.314.115.015.112.8
 50–995 212 08914.213.815.014.812.4
 100–1503 283 14813.112.613.813.611.4
 ≥1501 625 79612.111.712.712.610.7
 Unknown1 719 68314.413.714.415.612.9
Jurisdiction
 State16 471 76913.813.214.514.412.3
 Territory455 35115.318.313.618.410.7
  • a Relative income expresses a family's annual income as a percentage of the poverty level.