WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2005

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,175 89,660 46.4 43.8 - 49.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,074 29,641 28.2 24.8 - 31.6
Non-Hispanic Black 392 18,981 67.6 60.8 - 74.4
Non-Hispanic Other 180 6,349 44.0 34.2 - 53.7
Hispanic 529 34,689 75.9 71.5 - 80.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 146 11,270 83.7 75.4 - 91.9
20-24 years old 419 27,526 72.8 67.3 - 78.3
25-34 years old 1,134 38,741 38.2 34.6 - 41.7
35 years old or more 476 12,123 29.9 24.8 - 35.0
Education
Less than high school 364 26,930 81.9 76.8 - 87.0
High school graduate 577 34,322 66.7 61.6 - 71.7
More than high school 1,217 27,976 26.0 23.0 - 29.1
Marital Status
Married 1,337 34,710 28.2 25.2 - 31.2
Not Married 838 54,949 78.1 74.3 - 81.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,184 16,299 15.5 12.9 - 18.1
On Medicaid 991 73,361 83.2 80.2 - 86.2

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.