Acronyms


ACOG

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists

AFDC

Aid to Families with Dependent Children

AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome


BMI

body mass index


CDC

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CES-D

Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale

CN-AAP

Committee on Nutrition of the American Academy of Pediatrics

CNS

central nervous system

CP

cerebral palsy

CPI

Consumer Price Index

CSFII

Continuing Survey of Food Intakes of Individuals


FAS

fetal alcohol syndrome

FCS

Food Consumer Service

FFQ

food frequency questionnaire

FNS

Food and Nutrition Service

FTT

failure to thrive

FY

fiscal year


GAO

U.S. Government Accounting Office


HIV

human immunodeficiency virus


IBW

ideal body weight

IgE

immunoglobulin E

IOM

Institute of Medicine

IQ

intelligent quotient


JRA

juvenile rheumatoid arthritis



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