Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2005

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 495 16,291 42.4 36.9 - 47.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 80 2,738 34.2 22.1 - 46.3
Non-Hispanic Black 164 4,275 42.8 32.6 - 52.9
Non-Hispanic Other 42 791 25.0 9.0 - 41.0
Hispanic 209 8,487 49.0 40.8 - 57.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 53 1,859 47.8 29.8 - 65.7
20-24 years old 123 4,397 46.0 34.8 - 57.1
25-34 years old 237 7,451 40.6 32.8 - 48.4
35 years old or more 82 2,584 38.9 26.0 - 51.7
Education
Less than high school 109 3,119 34.4 23.3 - 45.6
High school graduate 181 5,204 37.9 28.8 - 47.1
More than high school 204 7,951 50.8 42.4 - 59.2
Marital Status
Married 190 5,898 36.2 28.0 - 44.5
Not Married 305 10,394 46.9 39.6 - 54.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 164 6,014 47.1 37.6 - 56.7
On Medicaid 331 10,278 40.0 33.3 - 46.6

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.