WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,103 46,630 39.9 36.1 - 43.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 807 25,182 29.8 25.7 - 33.9
Non-Hispanic Black 111 7,036 72.5 59.9 - 85.1
Non-Hispanic Other 51 1,225 26.9 9.9 - 43.8
Hispanic 134 13,186 72.6 63.4 - 81.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 77 7,483 88.0 77.5 - 98.5
20-24 years old 207 17,370 68.3 60.3 - 76.4
25-34 years old 582 17,731 29.8 25.0 - 34.7
35 years old or more 237 4,046 17.2 11.1 - 23.2
Education
Less than high school 162 15,657 69.7 60.4 - 79.0
High school graduate 244 15,861 59.4 51.6 - 67.1
More than high school 686 14,486 21.8 17.8 - 25.7
Marital Status
Married 725 17,303 22.9 18.9 - 26.9
Not Married 378 29,327 71.0 64.8 - 77.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 713 10,329 14.3 10.8 - 17.7
On Medicaid 390 36,300 81.5 76.4 - 86.6

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.