WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,499 64,418 55.0 51.8 - 58.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 389 8,962 25.2 19.8 - 30.6
Non-Hispanic Black 421 17,138 63.1 56.9 - 69.3
Non-Hispanic Other 177 6,450 46.3 36.7 - 55.8
Hispanic 512 31,868 78.7 74.5 - 82.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 96 6,433 83.9 74.6 - 93.2
20-24 years old 310 19,537 75.9 70.0 - 81.8
25-34 years old 756 30,723 50.3 45.9 - 54.6
35 years old or more 337 7,725 34.2 27.7 - 40.7
Education
Less than high school 282 21,057 85.2 79.8 - 90.6
High school graduate 458 24,279 67.3 61.8 - 72.7
More than high school 753 18,839 33.7 29.5 - 37.8
Marital Status
Married 826 24,799 38.2 34.1 - 42.3
Not Married 673 39,619 75.9 71.8 - 79.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 677 11,664 23.2 19.2 - 27.3
On Medicaid 821 52,754 78.8 75.3 - 82.3

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.