Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 482 18,615 37.8 32.2 - 43.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 288 11,333 38.5 31.5 - 45.4
Non-Hispanic Black 83 3,339 41.9 25.7 - 58.0
Non-Hispanic Other 26 ** ** **
Hispanic 85 3,074 33.6 21.1 - 46.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 36 1,398 37.8 16.6 - 59.1
20-24 years old 125 4,893 40.6 28.7 - 52.5
25-34 years old 236 9,795 38.8 31.0 - 46.5
35 years old or more 85 2,529 30.6 18.5 - 42.7
Education
Less than high school 85 2,282 23.2 11.4 - 35.0
High school graduate 135 5,020 37.0 25.9 - 48.0
More than high school 262 11,313 43.7 36.2 - 51.2
Marital Status
Married 223 8,213 34.5 26.9 - 42.1
Not Married 259 10,402 40.8 32.7 - 48.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 219 8,541 38.2 30.4 - 46.1
On Medicaid 263 10,074 37.4 29.5 - 45.2

**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.