Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2003

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 509 24,014 45.8 40.2 - 51.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 338 15,613 44.0 37.3 - 50.7
Non-Hispanic Black 98 4,790 54.3 40.4 - 68.2
Non-Hispanic Other 24 ** ** **
Hispanic 49 1,796 33.9 16.2 - 51.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 61 3,982 53.8 37.0 - 70.6
20-24 years old 129 5,449 40.9 29.8 - 52.0
25-34 years old 220 11,224 49.7 41.4 - 58.1
35 years old or more 99 3,360 36.8 24.5 - 49.0
Education
Less than high school 106 4,493 39.9 27.1 - 52.8
High school graduate 169 7,427 43.9 33.7 - 54.1
More than high school 224 11,345 49.1 41.3 - 57.0
Marital Status
Married 260 11,986 44.2 36.7 - 51.6
Not Married 249 12,028 47.6 39.1 - 56.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 270 12,564 45.8 38.4 - 53.3
On Medicaid 239 11,450 45.8 37.3 - 54.3

**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.