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In 2011, 44 states, 2 U.S. Territories, 7 Indian Tribal Organizations, and the District of Columbia contributed data representing nearly 9 million children < 5 years of age. PedNSS contributors are shown on the figure below.

Contributors* of Records for Children Aged < 5 Years
This is a map of the United States showing contributors of records for children aged birth to less than 5 years to the PedNSS in 2011. Contributors include Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, California, the Cheyenne River Sioux (South Dakota), the Choctaw-Mississippi, Colorado, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, the Navajo Nation, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, the Rosebud Sioux (South Dakota), South Dakota, the Standing Rock Sioux (North Dakota), Tennessee, Texas, the Three Affiliated Tribes (North Dakota), Utah, Vermont, the Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
*Includes the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe (SD), the District of Columbia, the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Navajo Nation, Puerto Rico, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe (SD), the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (ND), the Three Affiliated Tribes (ND), and the Virgin Islands.

The majority of PedNSS records (87.0%) are from the WIC Program. The figure below shows the distribution of records received from WIC, EPSDT, MCH and other programs.

Source of Data Among Children Aged < 5 Years
This is a horizonatal bar chart indicating the percentage of data from various sources for the 2011 PedNSS. This includes the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (87.0%) , and non-WIC programs (13.0%) that includes the Early Periodic, Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment Program, and other sources.
* Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children.
** Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment Program.
+ Title V Maternal and Child Health Program.
++ Includes Head Start.

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Page last reviewed: August 17, 2012
Page last updated: August 17, 2012
Content Source: Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
 

 



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