WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2002

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,221 38,903 32.3 28.8 - 35.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 916 21,627 23.7 20.1 - 27.3
Non-Hispanic Black 135 6,747 60.6 48.8 - 72.3
Non-Hispanic Other 47 1,035 23.6 6.7 - 40.4
Hispanic 123 9,493 70.9 60.8 - 80.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 68 6,135 73.8 60.0 - 87.7
20-24 years old 208 15,502 67.9 60.0 - 75.8
25-34 years old 683 13,194 20.2 16.3 - 24.1
35 years old or more 262 4,073 17.1 10.6 - 23.6
Education
Less than high school 140 13,746 76.6 67.0 - 86.1
High school graduate 349 16,229 46.9 40.2 - 53.7
More than high school 711 8,095 12.3 9.3 - 15.3
Marital Status
Married 902 17,068 19.3 15.8 - 22.7
Not Married 319 21,835 68.7 61.9 - 75.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 873 9,241 10.9 8.2 - 13.6
On Medicaid 348 29,662 83.2 78.0 - 88.3

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.