Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2007

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 684 22,143 38.6 33.9 - 43.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 102 2,966 28.3 18.0 - 38.6
Non-Hispanic Black 257 8,270 41.6 33.4 - 49.8
Non-Hispanic Other 58 1,395 24.0 10.8 - 37.2
Hispanic 267 9,512 44.8 37.3 - 52.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 68 2,390 39.9 24.9 - 54.8
20-24 years old 169 5,530 35.1 26.0 - 44.2
25-34 years old 325 11,275 41.1 34.3 - 47.9
35 years old or more 122 2,948 35.9 24.7 - 47.1
Education
Less than high school 165 5,552 38.8 29.2 - 48.5
High school graduate 228 6,840 35.7 27.4 - 44.0
More than high school 289 9,543 40.2 33.3 - 47.1
Marital Status
Married 253 7,819 36.1 28.8 - 43.4
Not Married 431 14,324 40.1 34.0 - 46.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 226 8,596 47.5 39.3 - 55.6
On Medicaid 457 13,547 34.6 29.0 - 40.2

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.