WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2004

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,077 43,733 37.2 33.4 - 41.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 842 26,762 29.3 25.3 - 33.4
Non-Hispanic Black 91 5,058 62.9 49.4 - 76.4
Non-Hispanic Other 53 2,508 51.1 32.2 - 70.0
Hispanic 91 9,405 70.4 58.3 - 82.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 66 6,379 79.4 67.1 - 91.6
20-24 years old 171 15,812 73.3 65.1 - 81.5
25-34 years old 594 18,374 29.1 24.3 - 34.0
35 years old or more 246 3,169 12.7 6.7 - 18.8
Education
Less than high school 143 15,135 80.8 71.9 - 89.7
High school graduate 256 16,090 53.3 45.7 - 60.9
More than high school 671 11,495 17.1 13.4 - 20.9
Marital Status
Married 745 16,201 20.6 16.8 - 24.5
Not Married 332 27,531 70.6 64.1 - 77.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 739 9,058 11.9 8.8 - 15.0
On Medicaid 338 34,675 84.1 79.2 - 89.0

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.