WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2001

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,250 37,755 31.2 27.9 - 34.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 964 22,121 23.6 20.1 - 27.0
Non-Hispanic Black 113 5,315 53.4 40.8 - 65.9
Non-Hispanic Other 52 1,483 36.2 17.8 - 54.5
Hispanic 121 8,836 68.7 58.6 - 78.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 100 7,804 74.4 63.2 - 85.6
20-24 years old 205 12,700 59.3 50.9 - 67.7
25-34 years old 684 14,473 22.1 18.1 - 26.1
35 years old or more 261 2,778 11.8 6.6 - 17.0
Education
Less than high school 170 11,733 70.3 61.1 - 79.4
High school graduate 355 15,328 40.9 34.4 - 47.4
More than high school 705 9,914 15.2 11.8 - 18.6
Marital Status
Married 923 15,341 17.5 14.4 - 20.5
Not Married 327 22,415 67.9 61.2 - 74.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 910 10,968 12.6 9.8 - 15.4
On Medicaid 340 26,787 79.4 73.8 - 85.0

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.