Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 500 25,322 46.0 40.3 - 51.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 329 16,830 47.0 40.2 - 53.9
Non-Hispanic Black 78 2,726 37.6 21.0 - 54.2
Non-Hispanic Other 22 ** ** **
Hispanic 71 4,217 42.9 28.9 - 57.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 63 3,651 44.5 27.3 - 61.6
20-24 years old 124 5,637 39.8 28.8 - 50.8
25-34 years old 222 11,691 49.8 41.4 - 58.2
35 years old or more 91 4,343 47.4 34.7 - 60.2
Education
Less than high school 98 5,370 41.5 28.3 - 54.7
High school graduate 136 6,255 41.7 30.9 - 52.4
More than high school 259 13,322 50.6 42.9 - 58.2
Marital Status
Married 232 11,865 46.3 38.4 - 54.2
Not Married 268 13,457 45.8 37.7 - 53.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 236 12,764 51.3 43.2 - 59.3
On Medicaid 264 12,558 41.7 33.8 - 49.6

**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.