WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2007

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,568 113,424 48.0 45.5 - 50.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,154 33,791 29.3 25.8 - 32.8
Non-Hispanic Black 512 27,274 65.5 59.5 - 71.5
Non-Hispanic Other 244 7,938 36.8 28.8 - 44.8
Hispanic 658 44,421 77.0 73.0 - 81.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 171 15,978 81.4 73.5 - 89.2
20-24 years old 509 34,234 68.4 63.2 - 73.6
25-34 years old 1,338 49,529 40.3 36.9 - 43.6
35 years old or more 550 13,683 31.4 26.2 - 36.7
Education
Less than high school 449 37,173 81.2 76.3 - 86.1
High school graduate 674 42,120 64.8 60.1 - 69.6
More than high school 1,434 33,246 26.7 23.7 - 29.6
Marital Status
Married 1,490 36,513 27.5 24.6 - 30.4
Not Married 1,078 76,911 74.3 70.8 - 77.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,349 21,205 17.5 14.8 - 20.2
On Medicaid 1,218 92,219 80.2 77.2 - 83.1

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.