WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2007

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,112 48,995 42.0 38.1 - 45.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 772 25,088 31.5 27.2 - 35.9
Non-Hispanic Black 109 7,481 62.4 48.6 - 76.1
Non-Hispanic Other 70 2,246 36.1 21.4 - 50.8
Hispanic 161 14,179 75.2 66.8 - 83.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 76 9,351 83.5 72.8 - 94.1
20-24 years old 197 14,758 68.5 60.2 - 76.8
25-34 years old 610 19,435 31.3 26.5 - 36.1
35 years old or more 229 5,451 24.9 17.2 - 32.6
Education
Less than high school 168 16,502 79.3 71.1 - 87.4
High school graduate 237 16,743 62.9 54.9 - 70.8
More than high school 700 15,441 22.4 18.3 - 26.5
Marital Status
Married 718 14,536 21.0 17.1 - 24.9
Not Married 394 34,459 72.6 67.0 - 78.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 711 10,878 15.4 11.7 - 19.1
On Medicaid 401 38,117 82.9 78.2 - 87.7

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.