Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2005

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 514 25,076 48.8 43.2 - 54.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 303 15,282 48.2 41.1 - 55.2
Non-Hispanic Black 91 3,517 41.4 26.1 - 56.7
Non-Hispanic Other 38 1,894 57.8 36.2 - 79.5
Hispanic 82 4,383 55.9 41.9 - 70.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 63 3,358 48.2 31.0 - 65.4
20-24 years old 132 6,416 49.5 38.3 - 60.7
25-34 years old 231 11,347 49.9 41.6 - 58.2
35 years old or more 88 3,955 45.7 32.2 - 59.1
Education
Less than high school 112 5,197 44.4 31.9 - 56.8
High school graduate 139 5,895 43.7 32.8 - 54.6
More than high school 253 13,517 53.6 45.8 - 61.4
Marital Status
Married 246 12,533 47.5 39.8 - 55.1
Not Married 268 12,543 50.3 41.9 - 58.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 243 13,231 53.7 45.8 - 61.6
On Medicaid 271 11,845 44.4 36.3 - 52.4

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.