WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2003

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,228 41,051 34.0 30.5 - 37.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 930 22,310 24.3 20.6 - 27.9
Non-Hispanic Black 132 8,808 75.8 65.9 - 85.8
Non-Hispanic Other 60 2,901 46.8 30.3 - 63.3
Hispanic 106 7,032 63.3 51.5 - 75.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 78 7,393 78.5 66.2 - 90.8
20-24 years old 211 14,401 65.1 56.9 - 73.3
25-34 years old 663 16,492 25.5 21.2 - 29.9
35 years old or more 276 2,765 11.2 6.1 - 16.2
Education
Less than high school 168 14,421 76.7 68.2 - 85.3
High school graduate 326 15,146 46.4 39.2 - 53.7
More than high school 715 10,296 15.3 11.9 - 18.7
Marital Status
Married 874 15,459 18.3 14.9 - 21.7
Not Married 354 25,591 70.3 64.0 - 76.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 860 9,476 11.5 8.7 - 14.4
On Medicaid 368 31,575 81.7 76.5 - 87.0

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.