WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,126 97,453 46.7 44.1 - 49.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,027 25,897 24.7 21.4 - 27.9
Non-Hispanic Black 363 21,139 71.5 65.1 - 78.0
Non-Hispanic Other 246 10,757 45.2 37.4 - 53.0
Hispanic 490 39,660 78.8 74.5 - 83.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 100 9,067 86.2 77.6 - 94.8
20-24 years old 419 29,497 71.5 66.0 - 77.1
25-34 years old 1,147 45,606 40.0 36.5 - 43.5
35 years old or more 460 13,283 31.0 25.7 - 36.3
Education
Less than high school 365 33,386 86.6 82.3 - 90.9
High school graduate 487 32,463 66.0 60.6 - 71.3
More than high school 1,263 31,029 25.9 22.9 - 28.8
Marital Status
Married 1,273 36,274 28.7 25.6 - 31.7
Not Married 853 61,179 74.5 70.8 - 78.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,135 15,721 14.2 11.7 - 16.7
On Medicaid 991 81,732 83.4 80.5 - 86.3

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.