Mother received fertility treatments* for most recent pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 513 5,151 11.0 7.7 - 14.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 193 2,255 12.4 7.3 - 17.5
Non-Hispanic Black 74 207 4.0 0.0 - 8.5
Non-Hispanic Other 106 1,827 19.2 9.5 - 28.8
Hispanic 140 863 6.2 1.3 - 11.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 13 ** ** **
20-24 years old 80 511 6.6 0.2 - 13.1
25-34 years old 280 1,582 6.1 2.8 - 9.5
35 years old or more 140 2,910 25.0 16.1 - 33.9
Education
Less than high school 90 606 6.9 0.7 - 13.0
High school graduate 105 980 10.0 2.3 - 17.6
More than high school 316 3,543 12.6 8.3 - 16.9
Marital Status
Married 352 4,401 13.9 9.6 - 18.1
Not Married 161 750 5.0 0.6 - 9.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 288 3,588 14.7 9.8 - 19.6
On Medicaid 225 1,564 6.9 2.8 - 11.0

*Women were asked if they received fertility treatments that may include fertility-enhancing drugs or
assisted reproductive technology.

**There were fewer than 30 respondents in this category. Data may be unreliable for describing this
category, therefore estimates are not presented.

This report excludes respondents who were not trying to get pregnant and those using birth control to prevent pregnancy.

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.