Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2001

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 543 23,403 44.7 39.3 - 50.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 372 16,057 43.7 37.3 - 50.1
Non-Hispanic Black 84 3,055 47.2 31.7 - 62.7
Non-Hispanic Other 21 ** ** **
Hispanic 66 3,420 49.8 34.3 - 65.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 84 4,386 52.1 37.9 - 66.4
20-24 years old 138 5,431 39.0 28.5 - 49.5
25-34 years old 245 10,949 46.4 38.5 - 54.4
35 years old or more 76 2,637 40.8 26.2 - 55.4
Education
Less than high school 121 6,275 54.3 42.3 - 66.2
High school graduate 192 8,126 39.5 30.8 - 48.3
More than high school 223 8,674 44.1 35.8 - 52.5
Marital Status
Married 304 12,734 45.2 38.1 - 52.3
Not Married 239 10,669 44.1 35.8 - 52.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 309 13,191 45.3 38.2 - 52.4
On Medicaid 234 10,212 44.0 35.6 - 52.4

**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.