WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,413 110,435 49.3 46.8 - 51.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,049 32,320 29.6 26.0 - 33.2
Non-Hispanic Black 437 23,699 67.3 61.3 - 73.3
Non-Hispanic Other 305 11,510 50.1 42.9 - 57.4
Hispanic 622 42,906 75.7 71.5 - 79.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 141 14,149 89.0 82.2 - 95.8
20-24 years old 407 29,438 72.5 66.9 - 78.1
25-34 years old 1,347 51,583 41.1 37.9 - 44.3
35 years old or more 518 15,264 36.1 30.8 - 41.4
Education
Less than high school 477 36,110 82.8 78.1 - 87.4
High school graduate 522 36,317 71.2 66.5 - 76.0
More than high school 1,409 37,863 29.3 26.3 - 32.3
Marital Status
Married 1,403 37,330 29.2 26.3 - 32.1
Not Married 1,010 73,105 75.8 72.4 - 79.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,206 17,833 16.0 13.3 - 18.8
On Medicaid 1,207 92,601 81.9 79.2 - 84.7

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.