Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2004

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 751 20,949 36.1 31.9 - 40.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 189 8,615 53.1 44.8 - 61.4
Non-Hispanic Black 218 5,067 34.7 26.0 - 43.3
Non-Hispanic Other 79 748 12.8 4.3 - 21.3
Hispanic 265 6,519 30.6 23.8 - 37.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 54 1,408 32.2 16.2 - 48.3
20-24 years old 152 3,991 32.3 23.3 - 41.4
25-34 years old 393 10,773 35.7 29.8 - 41.6
35 years old or more 152 4,777 43.0 33.0 - 52.9
Education
Less than high school 162 3,462 25.0 16.8 - 33.3
High school graduate 225 4,497 25.4 18.2 - 32.7
More than high school 363 12,989 49.3 42.8 - 55.7
Marital Status
Married 385 11,410 37.9 32.0 - 43.7
Not Married 366 9,539 34.2 28.0 - 40.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 322 12,605 54.2 47.3 - 61.0
On Medicaid 429 8,344 24.0 19.0 - 29.0

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.