WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,970 112,593 50.8 48.2 - 53.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,165 34,627 32.0 28.3 - 35.6
Non-Hispanic Black 602 21,824 67.4 60.0 - 74.9
Non-Hispanic Other 377 15,908 54.7 47.9 - 61.6
Hispanic 826 40,234 77.4 73.2 - 81.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 630 11,851 90.8 86.1 - 95.5
20-24 years old 432 31,840 75.8 70.4 - 81.1
25-34 years old 1,293 54,130 46.5 42.9 - 50.0
35 years old or more 615 14,772 29.4 24.4 - 34.5
Education
Less than high school 747 36,749 83.1 78.3 - 88.0
High school graduate 645 34,756 75.6 70.5 - 80.6
More than high school 1,568 40,582 31.1 28.0 - 34.1
Marital Status
Married 1,480 42,119 32.7 29.6 - 35.8
Not Married 1,490 70,474 75.8 72.1 - 79.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,441 25,789 21.6 18.7 - 24.6
On Medicaid 1,529 86,804 84.6 81.7 - 87.5

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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.