Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2004

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 438 24,137 47.7 41.7 - 53.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 314 16,654 46.1 39.2 - 53.1
Non-Hispanic Black 62 2,806 48.0 31.3 - 64.7
Non-Hispanic Other 21 ** ** **
Hispanic 41 2,832 46.1 26.5 - 65.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 50 3,374 56.9 39.4 - 74.4
20-24 years old 108 7,635 50.7 39.0 - 62.3
25-34 years old 209 9,412 41.9 33.3 - 50.5
35 years old or more 71 3,715 52.0 36.5 - 67.5
Education
Less than high school 92 4,787 38.8 25.7 - 51.9
High school graduate 135 8,086 47.6 37.3 - 57.9
More than high school 211 11,264 53.0 44.4 - 61.6
Marital Status
Married 211 10,331 44.6 36.3 - 53.0
Not Married 227 13,806 50.3 41.7 - 58.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 229 12,229 49.1 40.9 - 57.2
On Medicaid 209 11,908 46.3 37.6 - 55.1

**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.