Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2002

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 517 21,782 42.3 36.7 - 47.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 335 14,013 41.1 34.4 - 47.9
Non-Hispanic Black 97 3,861 47.2 32.7 - 61.6
Non-Hispanic Other 20 ** ** **
Hispanic 65 3,142 43.4 27.6 - 59.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 55 3,586 53.9 36.8 - 70.9
20-24 years old 139 7,414 49.0 38.3 - 59.7
25-34 years old 231 8,379 39.4 31.1 - 47.6
35 years old or more 92 2,404 28.6 16.2 - 41.1
Education
Less than high school 97 5,543 47.5 33.8 - 61.2
High school graduate 190 7,653 40.6 31.6 - 49.5
More than high school 220 8,551 41.6 33.4 - 49.7
Marital Status
Married 278 9,944 35.5 28.3 - 42.6
Not Married 239 11,839 50.5 41.9 - 59.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 276 9,887 38.6 31.2 - 46.1
On Medicaid 241 11,895 45.9 37.6 - 54.2

**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.