Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 471 18,579 41.8 36.2 - 47.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 65 2,500 41.3 26.3 - 56.4
Non-Hispanic Black 163 5,793 45.1 34.7 - 55.4
Non-Hispanic Other 60 2,571 37.3 22.5 - 52.2
Hispanic 183 7,715 41.3 32.7 - 49.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 36 1,826 51.1 30.7 - 71.5
20-24 years old 121 4,696 39.7 28.7 - 50.7
25-34 years old 229 9,157 43.0 34.9 - 51.1
35 years old or more 85 2,900 37.5 24.4 - 50.5
Education
Less than high school 125 5,207 39.9 29.3 - 50.5
High school graduate 132 5,137 40.4 29.9 - 50.9
More than high school 213 8,236 44.5 36.0 - 53.1
Marital Status
Married 182 6,511 37.9 29.0 - 46.8
Not Married 289 12,068 44.2 37.0 - 51.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 146 6,672 48.1 38.1 - 58.2
On Medicaid 325 11,907 38.9 32.2 - 45.7

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.