Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 953 37,194 39.7 35.7 - 43.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 353 13,833 39.0 32.7 - 45.3
Non-Hispanic Black 246 9,133 43.8 35.0 - 52.7
Non-Hispanic Other 86 3,440 35.8 23.4 - 48.2
Hispanic 268 10,788 38.8 31.7 - 45.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 72 3,224 44.4 29.6 - 59.2
20-24 years old 246 9,589 40.1 32.1 - 48.2
25-34 years old 465 18,952 40.7 35.1 - 46.3
35 years old or more 170 5,429 33.9 25.0 - 42.8
Education
Less than high school 210 7,489 32.7 24.7 - 40.7
High school graduate 267 10,157 38.6 31.0 - 46.3
More than high school 475 19,549 44.0 38.4 - 49.7
Marital Status
Married 405 14,725 35.9 30.1 - 41.7
Not Married 548 22,470 42.6 37.2 - 48.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 365 15,213 42.0 35.8 - 48.2
On Medicaid 588 21,981 38.2 33.1 - 43.3

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.