WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,114 43,425 37.6 34.0 - 41.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 771 19,964 24.6 20.9 - 28.4
Non-Hispanic Black 111 7,302 70.6 58.2 - 83.1
Non-Hispanic Other 74 2,582 35.9 22.1 - 49.8
Hispanic 158 13,576 80.7 73.2 - 88.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 52 4,234 77.3 62.3 - 92.2
20-24 years old 211 14,197 67.1 58.7 - 75.4
25-34 years old 621 20,373 31.0 26.4 - 35.6
35 years old or more 230 4,622 20.1 13.7 - 26.5
Education
Less than high school 143 13,299 82.3 74.3 - 90.3
High school graduate 238 14,677 58.3 50.2 - 66.5
More than high school 725 15,209 20.7 17.0 - 24.3
Marital Status
Married 729 14,886 19.4 15.8 - 23.0
Not Married 385 28,539 73.6 67.9 - 79.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 694 7,745 10.7 7.8 - 13.6
On Medicaid 420 35,680 83.3 78.7 - 88.0

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.