Minnesota WIC Indicators Summary - Minnesota Department of Health

MN WIC Health Indicators Summary


2017/2018 WIC Health Indicators Summaries by County, CHB and City

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Infants' Health Indicator
Breastfeeding
Most
Current
Map
Reference
Year
2013
Most
Current
Year
(2018)
Progress
Direction
 
Initiation Click to open 2018 breastfeeding initiation map. 77.9% 81.7% Improved







Duration 1 month 59.5% 63.9% Improved







Duration 3 months Click to  open 2018 breastfeeding duration at 3 months map 44.8% 49.5% Improved







Duration 6 months Click to open 2015-2018 breastfeeding changes map. 32.9% 36.9% Improved







Duration 12 months Click to open 2018 breastfeeding duration at 12 months map 16.5% 19.6% Improved







Infant's Health
Indicator
Birth Outcomes
Most
Current
Map
2013 to 2015
(combined
total)
2016 to 2018
(combined
total)
Progress Direction

Preterm Births
(Gestational Age)
Click to link to Preterm Birth Rate in MN WIC By County of Residence, Comparison of 2011-2013 to 2014-2016 9.9% 10.4% Not Improved





Birth Weight

High (>4000
grams)

Click to link to birth weight map 9.9% 9.7% Stable

Low (<2500
grams)

Click to link to birth weight map 7.8% 8.6% Not
Improved

Click to link to birth weight map 2.8% 3.1% Not
Improved

Click to link to Longer Participation in Minnesota WIC is associated with fewer low birthweight babies map 10.6% 11.2% Not
Improved

Click to link to Longer Participation in Minnesota WIC is associated with fewer low birthweight babies map 6.1% 6.7% Not
Improved





Women's Health Indicator
Most
Current
Map
Reference
Year
(2013)
Most Current Year (2018)
Progress Direction
Anemia
(% with low Hgb)
Pregnancy Click to link to women's anemia maps 10.9% 18.8% Not
Improved

Prenatal (3rd trimester) Click to link to women's anemia maps 27.5% 38.3% Not
Improved





Postpartum Click to link to women's anemia maps 30.7% 36.2% Not
Improved





Interval between
Pregnancies

< 6 months Click to link to Inter-Pregnancy Invterval: % Less than 6 months for Participants in MN WIC by County of Residence, 2018 14.0% 13.9% Stable

6-18 months Click to link to Inter-Pregnancy Invterval: % between 6 & 18 months for Participants in MN WIC by County of Residence, 2018 26.1% 29.5% Not
Improved

>=18 months Click to link to Inter-Pregnancy Invterval: % 18 months and longer for Participants in MN WIC by County of Residence, 2018 59.9% 56.6% Not
Improved





Pre-pregnancy
Cigarette Use
Click to link to health risks' maps 26.5% 21.3% Improved





Appropriate Weight
Gain During
Pregnancy
Less than Ideal Click to link to Appropriate Weight Gain During Pregnancy: % Less than Ideal of Participants in MN WIC by County of Residence, 2017 18.8% 23.0% Not
Improved

Greater than Ideal Click to link to Appropriate Weight Gain During Pregnancy: % Greater than Ideal of Participants in MN WIC by County of Residence, 2017 46.6% 43.9% Improved





Weight Status
Pre-Pregnancy
Overweight + Obese Click to link to map of obesity in women 57.8% 62.2% Not
Improved





Children's Health Indicator
Most Current Map
Reference Year (2013)
Most Current Year (2018)
Progress Direction

Anemia (%
with low Hgb)
(1-5 yrs)
Click to link to Low Hemoglobin for Infants and Children Participating in MN WIC by County of Residence, 2017 map 11.1% 14.4% Not
Improved





Weight Status/
Growth (2-5 years)

Underweight (<5th percentile, BMI-for-age) 3.4% 3.7% Not Improved;
but within
accepted limits
 
Overweight + Obese
(BMI-for-age
>=85th %)
Click to link to map of overweight and obesity for children 28.9% 28.7% Stable

Obese
(BMI-for-age
>=95th %)
Click to link to map of obesity in children 13.1% 12.9% Stable





Suggested Citation: Minnesota WIC Information System, Minnesota WIC Health Indicators Summary, Minnesota WIC Program: 2019. For more information, call 1-800-657-3942.

Updated Tuesday, 22-Sep-2020 08:12:01 CDT