Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2007

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 510 25,702 44.1 38.6 - 49.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 325 17,057 45.5 38.8 - 52.2
Non-Hispanic Black 72 3,646 41.8 25.2 - 58.4
Non-Hispanic Other 29 ** ** **
Hispanic 84 3,734 40.8 27.4 - 54.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 60 4,298 53.5 35.8 - 71.2
20-24 years old 119 7,097 50.1 38.8 - 61.5
25-34 years old 244 11,752 44.0 36.2 - 51.8
35 years old or more 87 2,555 27.3 15.9 - 38.7
Education
Less than high school 109 5,350 40.2 27.9 - 52.4
High school graduate 140 8,627 51.4 40.7 - 62.0
More than high school 255 11,680 41.9 34.4 - 49.5
Marital Status
Married 237 10,262 41.2 33.4 - 49.0
Not Married 273 15,440 46.3 38.5 - 54.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 238 11,567 42.2 34.4 - 50.0
On Medicaid 272 14,135 45.8 38.0 - 53.7

**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.