WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,460 49,158 44.9 40.6 - 49.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 738 25,692 35.3 30.5 - 40.2
Non-Hispanic Black 274 5,768 54.6 37.1 - 72.0
Non-Hispanic Other 108 3,385 42.8 27.0 - 58.6
Hispanic 340 14,313 77.8 69.8 - 85.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 558 8,026 96.4 94.8 - 97.9
20-24 years old 158 13,762 71.1 61.7 - 80.5
25-34 years old 525 21,987 37.7 31.9 - 43.4
35 years old or more 219 5,383 22.9 14.8 - 30.9
Education
Less than high school 429 16,487 80.8 72.0 - 89.5
High school graduate 321 16,177 74.2 65.8 - 82.6
More than high school 701 16,219 24.3 19.8 - 28.9
Marital Status
Married 621 14,936 23.7 18.9 - 28.5
Not Married 839 34,222 73.5 67.4 - 79.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 682 9,886 15.8 11.6 - 19.9
On Medicaid 778 39,272 83.6 78.4 - 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.