Our Insights

The State of WIC: Healthier Pregnancies, Babies and Young Children During COVID-19

March 17, 2021 /

The Insight team partnered with the National WIC Association to design and develop 89 state agency profiles in 4 weeks! The profiles display information on WIC participant characteristics, breastfeeding trends, childhood obesity rates, and mortality and birth outcomes for each state, U.S. territory, and Indian tribal organization.

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Transitioning Workers to Tomorrow’s Careers

February 17, 2021 /

Under the Administrative Data Research and Analysis contract for the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Insight automated the production of state profiles on the characteristics of the Trade Adjustment Assistance program in fiscal year 2019.

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WIC Eligibility and Program Reach in 2017: Interactive Charts

January 6, 2021 /

USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service and Insight are pleased to share interactive graphics highlighting trends in WIC eligibility by participant category, race and ethnicity, region, and state.

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Facilitators and Barriers to Reporting Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault in the Military

October 16, 2020 /

This poster, developed by Insight’s Rachel Gaddes and Rachel Holzwart, highlights the facilitators and barriers to reporting sexual harassment and sexual assault in the military.

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COVID-19 Nursing Home Data

September 24, 2020 /

Insight’s health team supports CMS’s Nursing Home surveillance efforts by processing weekly COVID-19 data reported by nursing homes nationwide via the CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network system. The dataset created by Insight is released as a public use file and used as a primary data source in multiple interactive graphics. Insight vets all independent informal dispute resolutions for nursing homes related to reporting COVID-19 data; we have vetted more than 1,500 such requests since early June 2020.

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Who is Certified for WIC Shortly after Birth?

August 5, 2020 /

This infographic summarizes data on the prevalence of certification within 4 days of birth for infants participating in WIC across states, participant characteristics, and time.

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Career and Technical Education Coursetaking

May 8, 2020 / Insight Policy Research

Insight conducted a cross-sectional analysis of data on Career and Technical Education (CTE) in the United States for the National Center for Education Statistics at the U.S. Department of Education.

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The Price Gap Between Organic and Conventional Foods: Is it Shrinking for Common WIC-Eligible Foods?

August 6, 2020 /

Insight’s food and nutrition team analyzed data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) Weekly Retail Organic Price Comparison.

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WIC Participant and Program Characteristics 2018: Interactive Charts

May 15, 2020 /

USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service and Insight are pleased to share interactive graphics highlighting trends in WIC participation as well as income, nutritional risks, and breastfeeding of WIC participants, all at the click of a button! Development of these graphics was led by Kelsey Gray, associate director of Data Science and Analytics.

Read More on fns.usda.gov