WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,602 111,048 47.4 45.0 - 49.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,196 34,144 28.4 25.2 - 31.7
Non-Hispanic Black 532 24,174 65.6 59.9 - 71.3
Non-Hispanic Other 228 7,675 41.5 33.0 - 50.0
Hispanic 646 45,054 76.8 72.7 - 80.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 173 13,916 86.1 79.0 - 93.1
20-24 years old 517 36,907 72.1 67.1 - 77.1
25-34 years old 1,338 48,454 40.2 36.9 - 43.5
35 years old or more 574 11,771 25.5 21.0 - 30.0
Education
Less than high school 444 36,715 77.8 72.5 - 83.1
High school graduate 702 40,140 63.9 59.4 - 68.4
More than high school 1,439 33,325 27.2 24.4 - 30.1
Marital Status
Married 1,551 42,102 30.0 27.1 - 32.8
Not Married 1,051 68,946 73.7 70.2 - 77.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,390 21,993 17.9 15.3 - 20.6
On Medicaid 1,211 89,054 79.9 76.9 - 82.8

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.