WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,415 65,674 58.0 54.8 - 61.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 361 7,245 24.3 19.0 - 29.6
Non-Hispanic Black 342 17,889 71.2 64.7 - 77.7
Non-Hispanic Other 238 9,833 53.2 45.4 - 61.1
Hispanic 474 30,707 77.2 72.6 - 81.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 82 7,999 91.3 83.0 - 99.7
20-24 years old 229 14,936 77.9 71.5 - 84.3
25-34 years old 771 33,096 53.6 49.3 - 57.9
35 years old or more 333 9,643 41.0 34.2 - 47.7
Education
Less than high school 344 22,524 84.4 79.6 - 89.2
High school graduate 307 20,827 78.7 73.3 - 84.0
More than high school 761 22,198 37.1 32.7 - 41.4
Marital Status
Married 780 25,253 40.6 36.3 - 44.8
Not Married 635 40,420 79.4 75.4 - 83.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 606 9,594 20.9 16.7 - 25.2
On Medicaid 809 56,079 83.3 80.2 - 86.4

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.