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Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance System (PNSS) is a program-based
surveillance system that monitors the nutritional status of low-income
women in federally-funded maternal and child health programs.
has submitted data from the WIC Program to
the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for analysis and inclusion in PNSS since
1995. This surveillance
data can be used for program planning, management and evaluation; for the
development of health and nutrition interventions; and to monitor progress
toward state and local health plans.
The CDC website (exit
provides information on PNSS and
explains how to interpret the data.
Wisconsin, data collected on behavioral risk factors
and infant birth outcomes are collected on women who participate in the
WIC Program. PNSS indicators are collected during prenatal and postpartum
clinic visits to monitor the prevalence of nutritional and behavioral risk
factors related to infant mortality and poor birth outcomes.
indicators collected are:
website (exit DHS)
defines the indicators and provides the rationale
for collecting the information.
in the household;
low birth weight; and
Pregnancy Nutrition Data
of the data
(PDF, 1.08 MB)
totals compared to national data.
Area (PDF, 526 KB)
data for Dane
data is included in the county level data if there is a WIC tribal
clinic site in the county.
(PDF, 523 KB)
data analyzed by each Division of Public Health region.
Agency (PDF, 695 KB)
data analyzed by each local WIC Project.
(PDF, 774 KB)
data analyzed by WIC Project sites, where appropriate.
||Includes a summary of key indicators by county.
a summary of key indicators by local agency.
Summary (PowerPoint, 805 KB)
graphs and charts of data.
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February 26, 2013