WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,411 62,905 56.1 52.9 - 59.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 391 8,089 24.2 19.1 - 29.3
Non-Hispanic Black 331 15,946 69.6 62.8 - 76.4
Non-Hispanic Other 249 9,294 46.9 39.2 - 54.5
Hispanic 440 29,576 82.3 78.1 - 86.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 60 4,885 83.9 71.4 - 96.3
20-24 years old 236 16,863 81.3 75.3 - 87.2
25-34 years old 768 31,631 51.4 47.0 - 55.7
35 years old or more 347 9,526 39.8 33.2 - 46.4
Education
Less than high school 271 19,390 84.1 78.7 - 89.5
High school graduate 301 18,371 75.7 69.6 - 81.8
More than high school 837 24,997 38.7 34.6 - 42.8
Marital Status
Married 829 25,684 39.3 35.2 - 43.4
Not Married 582 37,221 79.6 75.5 - 83.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 651 11,690 23.2 19.0 - 27.3
On Medicaid 760 51,214 83.0 79.7 - 86.3

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.