WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,047 44,498 40.3 36.4 - 44.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 708 21,765 29.3 25.0 - 33.6
Non-Hispanic Black 101 6,393 66.3 52.7 - 80.0
Non-Hispanic Other 97 4,987 49.4 36.6 - 62.3
Hispanic 141 11,353 69.4 59.7 - 79.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 60 7,059 86.2 76.1 - 96.3
20-24 years old 186 14,693 68.1 59.6 - 76.6
25-34 years old 587 18,403 31.1 26.1 - 36.0
35 years old or more 214 4,344 20.3 13.2 - 27.5
Education
Less than high school 164 15,925 76.6 68.1 - 85.1
High school graduate 201 12,837 59.5 50.7 - 68.3
More than high school 677 15,478 22.9 18.8 - 27.0
Marital Status
Married 657 14,439 21.2 17.1 - 25.3
Not Married 390 30,059 71.0 65.1 - 77.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 639 7,392 11.3 8.1 - 14.5
On Medicaid 408 37,106 82.3 77.6 - 87.0

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.