WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2004

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,831 76,928 43.8 40.9 - 46.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,023 30,442 28.5 24.9 - 32.1
Non-Hispanic Black 317 15,451 66.8 59.6 - 74.0
Non-Hispanic Other 131 5,369 50.5 39.0 - 62.0
Hispanic 360 25,665 73.4 67.3 - 79.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 120 10,066 81.2 72.2 - 90.2
20-24 years old 324 24,649 72.6 66.4 - 78.7
25-34 years old 993 35,112 37.6 33.7 - 41.4
35 years old or more 394 7,101 19.9 14.6 - 25.2
Education
Less than high school 308 26,673 81.6 75.6 - 87.5
High school graduate 482 28,032 58.7 53.1 - 64.3
More than high school 1,033 21,209 22.7 19.5 - 26.0
Marital Status
Married 1,128 28,178 26.0 22.7 - 29.2
Not Married 703 48,749 72.8 68.3 - 77.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,063 14,353 14.4 11.7 - 17.1
On Medicaid 768 62,575 82.5 79.1 - 85.9

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.