WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,003 48,175 42.7 38.7 - 46.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 686 25,278 32.3 27.8 - 36.9
Non-Hispanic Black 102 6,919 67.3 54.2 - 80.4
Non-Hispanic Other 65 2,105 38.5 21.7 - 55.2
Hispanic 150 13,874 73.4 64.3 - 82.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 81 8,574 83.4 72.3 - 94.4
20-24 years old 159 15,840 74.4 66.0 - 82.7
25-34 years old 562 19,862 31.7 26.7 - 36.6
35 years old or more 201 3,899 21.0 13.0 - 29.0
Education
Less than high school 162 16,271 83.8 75.8 - 91.7
High school graduate 198 16,708 68.0 59.4 - 76.6
More than high school 634 15,093 22.1 17.9 - 26.3
Marital Status
Married 633 18,024 25.6 21.2 - 30.1
Not Married 370 30,152 70.8 64.6 - 77.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 623 10,436 15.2 11.4 - 19.0
On Medicaid 380 37,739 85.3 80.6 - 90.0

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.