WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,382 68,070 58.2 55.0 - 61.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 358 8,031 25.9 20.3 - 31.5
Non-Hispanic Black 319 17,858 74.5 68.4 - 80.7
Non-Hispanic Other 225 9,172 46.9 38.9 - 55.0
Hispanic 480 33,010 77.7 73.2 - 82.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 76 6,270 84.4 74.1 - 94.7
20-24 years old 263 19,184 78.0 71.9 - 84.1
25-34 years old 721 33,494 54.4 50.0 - 58.9
35 years old or more 322 9,123 38.9 32.0 - 45.9
Education
Less than high school 281 23,104 85.1 80.1 - 90.1
High school graduate 338 23,647 77.5 72.1 - 82.8
More than high school 760 21,288 36.0 31.7 - 40.3
Marital Status
Married 753 26,500 41.4 37.0 - 45.8
Not Married 629 41,570 78.5 74.5 - 82.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 642 15,030 28.5 24.1 - 32.9
On Medicaid 740 53,040 82.7 79.3 - 86.0

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.