Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,084 50,527 45.9 42.1 - 49.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 372 19,145 43.3 37.0 - 49.6
Non-Hispanic Black 275 9,977 43.4 35.3 - 51.5
Non-Hispanic Other 103 5,383 53.8 42.0 - 65.5
Hispanic 334 16,022 48.9 42.0 - 55.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 124 7,384 55.6 44.0 - 67.1
20-24 years old 277 14,386 45.0 37.8 - 52.3
25-34 years old 503 22,752 46.4 40.8 - 52.0
35 years old or more 180 6,005 38.3 28.9 - 47.6
Education
Less than high school 270 10,709 38.3 30.7 - 45.9
High school graduate 281 14,181 47.3 39.7 - 54.8
More than high school 525 25,559 49.6 44.2 - 55.0
Marital Status
Married 417 21,347 47.7 41.8 - 53.5
Not Married 667 29,180 44.8 39.7 - 49.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 417 21,944 48.7 42.7 - 54.6
On Medicaid 666 28,583 44.1 39.1 - 49.0

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.