TABLE 1 Estimates of the Number of Infants Potentially Eligible for WIC: Comparison of Results Reported in the Phase I Report and Corrected Results (Numbers reported in 1,000s)

Estimate

Phase I Data

Phase II Data

Baseline estimatesa

1,475

1,492

Number of additional infants eligible for WIC through adjunctive eligibility alone

671

458

Percentage change in baseline due to including those adjunctively eligible

45%

31%

Number of additional infants eligible for WIC if monthly income alone is counted

370

364

Percentage change in baseline due to including those eligible based on use of a monthly income measure

25%

24%

Number of additional infants eligible for WIC through either adjunctive eligibility or monthly income

755

640

Percentage change in baseline due to including those with either adjunctive eligibility or monthly income eligibility

51%

43%

aThe Phase I and Phase II baseline estimates differ slightly because the income definition used in the Phase I data included the simulated value of food stamps, TANF, and Supplementary Security Income (SSI) received as income. The Phase II data do not include the value food stamps and include reported TANF and SSI income. See text footnote 3.



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TABLE 1 Estimates of the Number of Infants Potentially Eligible for WIC: Comparison of Results Reported in the Phase I Report and Corrected Results (Numbers reported in 1,000s) Estimate Phase I Data Phase II Data Baseline estimatesa 1,475 1,492 Number of additional infants eligible for WIC through adjunctive eligibility alone 671 458 Percentage change in baseline due to including those adjunctively eligible 45% 31% Number of additional infants eligible for WIC if monthly income alone is counted 370 364 Percentage change in baseline due to including those eligible based on use of a monthly income measure 25% 24% Number of additional infants eligible for WIC through either adjunctive eligibility or monthly income 755 640 Percentage change in baseline due to including those with either adjunctive eligibility or monthly income eligibility 51% 43% aThe Phase I and Phase II baseline estimates differ slightly because the income definition used in the Phase I data included the simulated value of food stamps, TANF, and Supplementary Security Income (SSI) received as income. The Phase II data do not include the value food stamps and include reported TANF and SSI income. See text footnote 3.