WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2004

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 754 33,195 57.2 52.8 - 61.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 181 3,680 23.7 16.4 - 30.9
Non-Hispanic Black 226 10,393 68.9 60.4 - 77.3
Non-Hispanic Other 78 2,862 50.0 36.1 - 63.8
Hispanic 269 16,260 75.2 68.9 - 81.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 54 3,687 84.5 72.4 - 96.6
20-24 years old 153 8,837 71.2 62.3 - 80.1
25-34 years old 399 16,739 55.1 48.9 - 61.2
35 years old or more 148 3,932 36.3 26.4 - 46.3
Education
Less than high school 165 11,538 82.6 75.3 - 89.9
High school graduate 226 11,942 68.0 60.1 - 75.9
More than high school 362 9,714 36.9 30.6 - 43.2
Marital Status
Married 383 11,977 39.9 33.9 - 45.9
Not Married 371 21,218 75.8 70.1 - 81.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 324 5,295 22.7 16.9 - 28.4
On Medicaid 430 27,899 80.6 75.9 - 85.3

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.