Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 710 23,126 43.1 38.5 - 47.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 103 2,800 27.9 17.5 - 38.2
Non-Hispanic Black 270 7,719 46.3 38.0 - 54.6
Non-Hispanic Other 62 1,820 40.8 24.4 - 57.1
Hispanic 275 10,786 48.1 41.0 - 55.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 65 2,523 47.6 31.7 - 63.6
20-24 years old 182 6,046 43.5 34.1 - 53.0
25-34 years old 338 11,322 43.9 37.3 - 50.6
35 years old or more 125 3,236 37.5 26.6 - 48.3
Education
Less than high school 162 6,199 46.0 36.0 - 55.9
High school graduate 248 7,322 38.4 30.7 - 46.1
More than high school 296 9,571 45.8 38.7 - 53.0
Marital Status
Married 281 8,199 39.7 32.4 - 46.9
Not Married 429 14,927 45.3 39.3 - 51.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 235 7,510 45.9 37.6 - 54.2
On Medicaid 475 15,616 42.0 36.3 - 47.6

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.