WIC services during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,205 47,470 44.6 40.4 - 48.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 650 24,102 34.2 29.3 - 39.0
Non-Hispanic Black 228 8,119 71.4 59.0 - 83.7
Non-Hispanic Other 93 1,916 26.0 13.1 - 39.0
Hispanic 234 13,333 77.6 68.6 - 86.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 365 4,250 80.6 68.1 - 93.1
20-24 years old 167 14,303 64.2 54.8 - 73.6
25-34 years old 478 22,920 39.8 34.1 - 45.5
35 years old or more 195 5,998 28.0 19.4 - 36.7
Education
Less than high school 323 13,272 80.9 72.2 - 89.6
High school graduate 286 15,264 58.4 49.4 - 67.3
More than high school 591 18,684 29.3 24.4 - 34.3
Marital Status
Married 546 15,956 25.4 20.7 - 30.1
Not Married 659 31,514 72.2 65.9 - 78.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 591 10,148 16.6 12.4 - 20.9
On Medicaid 614 37,322 82.0 76.8 - 87.1

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.