WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2007

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,456 64,429 53.9 50.6 - 57.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 382 8,703 24.4 18.9 - 29.8
Non-Hispanic Black 403 19,792 66.8 60.5 - 73.1
Non-Hispanic Other 174 5,692 37.1 27.5 - 46.6
Hispanic 497 30,242 77.9 73.5 - 82.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 95 6,627 78.6 67.3 - 89.8
20-24 years old 312 19,475 68.3 61.7 - 75.0
25-34 years old 728 30,094 49.4 44.8 - 54.0
35 years old or more 321 8,232 38.0 31.0 - 45.1
Education
Less than high school 281 20,671 82.8 76.8 - 88.7
High school graduate 437 25,376 66.2 60.3 - 72.0
More than high school 734 17,805 32.0 27.8 - 36.2
Marital Status
Married 772 21,977 34.6 30.4 - 38.9
Not Married 684 42,452 75.7 71.5 - 79.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 638 10,327 20.5 16.5 - 24.5
On Medicaid 817 54,102 78.3 74.6 - 82.0

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.