Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2005

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 993 27,432 36.0 32.3 - 39.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 271 11,263 49.7 42.3 - 57.0
Non-Hispanic Black 267 5,217 30.9 23.6 - 38.1
Non-Hispanic Other 116 1,967 22.0 12.7 - 31.3
Hispanic 339 8,984 32.5 26.4 - 38.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 66 1,118 22.5 9.5 - 35.4
20-24 years old 206 4,986 29.5 21.6 - 37.4
25-34 years old 500 15,238 39.7 34.3 - 45.1
35 years old or more 221 6,089 38.2 30.1 - 46.3
Education
Less than high school 186 3,031 20.1 12.8 - 27.3
High school graduate 324 6,423 25.4 19.2 - 31.5
More than high school 479 17,811 50.1 44.6 - 55.6
Marital Status
Married 544 17,371 40.2 35.1 - 45.3
Not Married 449 10,060 30.5 25.1 - 35.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 424 16,692 53.8 47.8 - 59.8
On Medicaid 569 10,740 23.8 19.4 - 28.1

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.