WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,378 53,464 49.2 45.9 - 52.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 377 8,723 25.3 20.1 - 30.4
Non-Hispanic Black 296 12,467 62.9 55.6 - 70.3
Non-Hispanic Other 241 9,961 53.7 45.9 - 61.4
Hispanic 464 22,313 62.3 56.9 - 67.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 59 2,130 59.5 41.9 - 77.2
20-24 years old 236 13,066 67.7 60.4 - 75.0
25-34 years old 742 29,830 49.2 44.9 - 53.5
35 years old or more 341 8,439 33.5 27.2 - 39.7
Education
Less than high school 281 15,431 77.3 71.0 - 83.6
High school graduate 315 16,339 65.7 59.2 - 72.2
More than high school 779 21,680 34.0 29.9 - 38.0
Marital Status
Married 800 23,525 36.3 32.3 - 40.3
Not Married 578 29,940 68.1 63.4 - 72.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 705 12,486 22.1 18.4 - 25.8
On Medicaid 672 40,978 78.6 74.8 - 82.5

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.