WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,583 100,935 46.9 44.3 - 49.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,027 32,825 31.2 27.5 - 34.9
Non-Hispanic Black 524 20,586 66.0 59.4 - 72.6
Non-Hispanic Other 334 11,878 45.8 38.9 - 52.8
Hispanic 698 35,646 67.2 62.5 - 71.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 424 6,379 72.1 61.5 - 82.7
20-24 years old 403 27,369 65.8 59.8 - 71.9
25-34 years old 1,220 52,750 44.6 41.1 - 48.2
35 years old or more 536 14,437 31.0 25.8 - 36.2
Education
Less than high school 604 28,703 78.9 73.7 - 84.2
High school graduate 601 31,603 61.9 56.4 - 67.5
More than high school 1,370 40,363 31.7 28.5 - 34.8
Marital Status
Married 1,346 39,481 30.9 27.9 - 34.0
Not Married 1,237 61,454 70.1 66.2 - 74.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,296 22,634 19.3 16.5 - 22.1
On Medicaid 1,286 78,300 80.2 77.0 - 83.4

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.