WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,385 116,246 50.6 48.0 - 53.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,044 33,309 30.5 26.9 - 34.1
Non-Hispanic Black 421 24,776 72.4 66.5 - 78.2
Non-Hispanic Other 290 11,277 45.1 37.8 - 52.3
Hispanic 630 46,884 76.4 72.2 - 80.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 157 14,844 83.8 76.1 - 91.5
20-24 years old 422 35,024 76.3 71.3 - 81.4
25-34 years old 1,283 53,356 42.9 39.6 - 46.3
35 years old or more 523 13,022 31.0 25.7 - 36.3
Education
Less than high school 443 39,374 84.5 80.1 - 89.0
High school graduate 536 40,355 73.3 68.4 - 78.1
More than high school 1,394 36,381 28.5 25.5 - 31.6
Marital Status
Married 1,386 44,524 33.1 30.0 - 36.3
Not Married 999 71,722 75.1 71.6 - 78.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,265 25,466 21.0 18.1 - 23.8
On Medicaid 1,120 90,779 83.7 81.0 - 86.5

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.