Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2004

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 380 13,572 43.1 36.9 - 49.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 65 2,214 33.5 20.4 - 46.7
Non-Hispanic Black 142 5,005 48.5 37.4 - 59.5
Non-Hispanic Other 26 ** ** **
Hispanic 147 5,527 43.9 34.3 - 53.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 34 1,316 50.8 29.1 - 72.5
20-24 years old 96 2,284 29.4 18.4 - 40.4
25-34 years old 189 7,628 46.6 38.0 - 55.3
35 years old or more 61 2,344 48.9 32.6 - 65.2
Education
Less than high school 92 2,253 27.8 16.7 - 39.0
High school graduate 138 5,370 46.4 36.1 - 56.7
More than high school 149 5,949 50.8 40.7 - 60.8
Marital Status
Married 148 5,762 42.7 33.3 - 52.2
Not Married 232 7,810 43.3 35.2 - 51.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 149 5,761 50.1 39.8 - 60.4
On Medicaid 231 7,811 39.0 31.4 - 46.7

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

Note: NYC data are not available prior to 2004

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.