WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,510 63,435 56.5 53.4 - 59.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 427 8,935 25.1 20.1 - 30.1
Non-Hispanic Black 328 16,056 73.7 67.2 - 80.1
Non-Hispanic Other 269 12,523 59.2 52.0 - 66.3
Hispanic 486 25,921 77.1 72.5 - 81.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 72 3,825 81.0 69.4 - 92.5
20-24 years old 274 18,078 79.8 73.9 - 85.6
25-34 years old 768 32,142 55.3 51.0 - 59.6
35 years old or more 396 9,390 35.2 29.0 - 41.4
Education
Less than high school 318 20,262 85.2 80.2 - 90.1
High school graduate 324 18,579 76.8 70.8 - 82.7
More than high school 867 24,363 38.1 34.1 - 42.1
Marital Status
Married 859 27,183 41.4 37.3 - 45.4
Not Married 651 36,252 78.0 73.9 - 82.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 759 15,903 28.1 24.0 - 32.2
On Medicaid 751 47,532 85.5 82.4 - 88.7

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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.