Mother received fertility treatments* for most recent pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,135 12,496 11.2 9.0 - 13.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 670 7,962 11.6 8.8 - 14.3
Non-Hispanic Black 101 855 11.3 1.1 - 21.4
Non-Hispanic Other 155 2,334 16.6 9.2 - 24.1
Hispanic 209 1,344 6.4 2.4 - 10.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 29 ** ** **
20-24 years old 164 784 4.8 0.9 - 8.6
25-34 years old 656 6,258 9.6 6.8 - 12.3
35 years old or more 286 5,281 20.3 14.6 - 25.9
Education
Less than high school 145 931 6.5 1.8 - 11.2
High school graduate 211 2,173 10.0 5.0 - 15.1
More than high school 769 9,340 12.5 9.7 - 15.3
Marital Status
Married 856 10,835 12.9 10.2 - 15.5
Not Married 279 1,661 6.1 2.4 - 9.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 754 10,402 14.1 11.2 - 17.1
On Medicaid 381 2,094 5.5 2.7 - 8.3

*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.