Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 596 20,788 42.7 37.7 - 47.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 95 2,555 29.4 18.7 - 40.1
Non-Hispanic Black 190 5,676 42.8 33.1 - 52.5
Non-Hispanic Other 86 2,495 35.0 22.7 - 47.2
Hispanic 225 10,062 51.2 43.3 - 59.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 44 2,559 63.7 44.0 - 83.3
20-24 years old 123 4,184 39.1 28.8 - 49.4
25-34 years old 317 11,456 42.9 36.3 - 49.5
35 years old or more 112 2,589 35.5 23.6 - 47.5
Education
Less than high school 133 5,308 44.3 33.8 - 54.8
High school graduate 145 5,151 40.9 31.2 - 50.5
More than high school 317 10,329 42.9 35.9 - 49.8
Marital Status
Married 252 8,476 41.8 34.3 - 49.3
Not Married 344 12,312 43.3 36.7 - 49.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 214 6,867 40.7 32.3 - 49.0
On Medicaid 382 13,921 43.8 37.6 - 49.9

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.