Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2000

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 534 28,439 49.6 44.1 - 55.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 377 20,239 49.4 43.0 - 55.7
Non-Hispanic Black 90 5,068 63.1 49.0 - 77.1
Non-Hispanic Other 10 ** ** **
Hispanic 57 2,325 32.4 17.3 - 47.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 73 4,496 50.3 35.1 - 65.6
20-24 years old 146 9,010 50.7 40.5 - 60.9
25-34 years old 222 11,944 52.8 44.6 - 61.0
35 years old or more 93 2,989 37.4 24.5 - 50.2
Education
Less than high school 100 6,125 50.4 36.9 - 63.9
High school graduate 200 9,687 44.0 35.7 - 52.4
More than high school 228 12,578 55.6 47.3 - 63.9
Marital Status
Married 262 13,105 46.7 39.5 - 54.0
Not Married 272 15,334 52.4 44.3 - 60.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 319 16,565 48.2 41.4 - 55.1
On Medicaid 215 11,874 51.6 42.7 - 60.6

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

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.