Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 470 24,384 43.5 37.7 - 49.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 290 16,295 44.4 37.3 - 51.5
Non-Hispanic Black 76 3,513 42.2 26.8 - 57.6
Non-Hispanic Other 21 ** ** **
Hispanic 83 3,629 38.3 24.1 - 52.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 65 3,820 50.0 33.3 - 66.7
20-24 years old 121 8,205 48.8 37.8 - 59.8
25-34 years old 216 10,572 43.8 35.3 - 52.4
35 years old or more 68 1,788 23.7 11.1 - 36.2
Education
Less than high school 109 4,039 34.3 21.5 - 47.2
High school graduate 121 7,145 45.5 34.0 - 57.0
More than high school 235 13,139 46.3 38.5 - 54.1
Marital Status
Married 190 10,540 43.8 35.3 - 52.2
Not Married 280 13,844 43.2 35.3 - 51.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 224 12,587 44.7 36.6 - 52.7
On Medicaid 246 11,797 42.2 33.9 - 50.6

**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.