WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,458 107,403 48.3 45.8 - 50.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,099 29,853 27.7 24.3 - 31.1
Non-Hispanic Black 432 22,339 68.6 62.4 - 74.9
Non-Hispanic Other 346 14,282 47.7 41.1 - 54.4
Hispanic 581 40,929 78.3 74.0 - 82.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 120 11,944 85.2 77.4 - 93.1
20-24 years old 422 31,556 74.6 69.3 - 79.8
25-34 years old 1,355 50,034 41.4 38.1 - 44.7
35 years old or more 561 13,870 30.6 25.7 - 35.5
Education
Less than high school 435 35,315 80.5 75.6 - 85.5
High school graduate 502 31,208 68.1 62.8 - 73.4
More than high school 1,514 40,476 30.6 27.7 - 33.6
Marital Status
Married 1,486 40,123 30.1 27.2 - 33.0
Not Married 972 67,280 75.5 72.0 - 79.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,290 19,082 16.5 13.9 - 19.1
On Medicaid 1,168 88,321 82.7 79.9 - 85.5

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.