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Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,365 94,628 82.0 79.4 - 84.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 354 29,033 95.0 92.1 - 97.8
Non-Hispanic Black 318 19,334 81.3 75.5 - 87.1
Non-Hispanic Other 223 12,017 61.4 53.5 - 69.4
Hispanic 470 34,244 82.6 78.4 - 86.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 75 5,635 77.4 65.7 - 89.1
20-24 years old 258 19,427 80.6 74.6 - 86.5
25-34 years old 713 48,896 80.5 76.8 - 84.2
35 years old or more 319 20,669 89.1 84.6 - 93.5
Education
Less than high school 272 18,159 69.3 62.5 - 76.0
High school graduate 331 23,802 79.9 74.6 - 85.2
More than high school 759 52,449 88.7 85.8 - 91.6
Marital Status
Married 748 53,562 84.2 80.8 - 87.5
Not Married 617 41,065 79.4 75.4 - 83.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 641 47,295 89.5 86.4 - 92.5
On Medicaid 723 47,316 75.8 71.8 - 79.7

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.