Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 614 26,143 48.5 43.6 - 53.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 82 2,850 37.8 25.3 - 50.4
Non-Hispanic Black 199 6,465 44.1 34.9 - 53.4
Non-Hispanic Other 82 4,436 53.0 40.3 - 65.7
Hispanic 251 12,393 53.2 45.6 - 60.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 59 3,565 63.1 48.2 - 78.0
20-24 years old 156 6,182 40.8 31.6 - 50.0
25-34 years old 287 12,180 48.8 41.6 - 56.1
35 years old or more 112 4,217 51.8 39.4 - 64.1
Education
Less than high school 161 6,670 41.2 31.9 - 50.4
High school graduate 160 7,036 49.2 39.6 - 58.7
More than high school 290 12,421 53.7 46.5 - 60.9
Marital Status
Married 227 10,808 52.2 44.3 - 60.2
Not Married 387 15,336 46.2 39.9 - 52.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 193 9,357 55.3 46.7 - 63.9
On Medicaid 420 16,786 45.4 39.5 - 51.4

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.