WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2005

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,175 44,878 38.6 35.0 - 42.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 811 23,838 28.9 25.0 - 32.9
Non-Hispanic Black 121 6,710 60.9 47.6 - 74.2
Non-Hispanic Other 65 1,989 35.6 19.5 - 51.6
Hispanic 178 12,340 71.7 63.4 - 79.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 79 7,067 81.9 70.3 - 93.4
20-24 years old 211 14,518 70.2 62.2 - 78.2
25-34 years old 633 18,810 30.1 25.5 - 34.7
35 years old or more 252 4,483 18.3 12.2 - 24.4
Education
Less than high school 172 14,772 83.7 76.6 - 90.8
High school graduate 248 14,725 57.7 49.8 - 65.6
More than high school 742 14,998 20.9 17.1 - 24.7
Marital Status
Married 796 17,311 21.8 18.2 - 25.5
Not Married 379 27,567 74.6 68.8 - 80.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 762 9,492 12.9 9.8 - 15.9
On Medicaid 413 35,386 83.1 78.4 - 87.8

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.