WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2000

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,252 43,598 35.1 31.5 - 38.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 968 25,013 26.0 22.4 - 29.7
Non-Hispanic Black 137 8,878 76.6 67.0 - 86.3
Non-Hispanic Other 43 507 12.0 0.0 - 26.8
Hispanic 104 9,199 74.1 63.7 - 84.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 99 8,902 75.2 64.0 - 86.4
20-24 years old 207 17,023 71.1 63.2 - 78.9
25-34 years old 682 14,203 21.7 17.6 - 25.8
35 years old or more 264 3,470 15.0 9.2 - 20.9
Education
Less than high school 153 14,140 75.1 65.8 - 84.5
High school graduate 361 18,778 48.7 42.3 - 55.0
More than high school 723 10,335 15.7 12.0 - 19.4
Marital Status
Married 891 13,649 15.9 12.8 - 19.0
Not Married 361 29,949 77.9 72.2 - 83.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 924 13,414 15.0 11.9 - 18.1
On Medicaid 328 30,183 86.3 81.3 - 91.2

Detailed definition of indicator

Technical Notes

  • Respondents - The number of mothers who responded to this question.
  • Estimated Population Affected - Number of mothers/infants with characteristic or condition.