Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2005

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,158 89,613 46.9 44.2 - 49.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,078 63,714 61.0 57.4 - 64.6
Non-Hispanic Black 387 8,194 29.4 22.9 - 35.8
Non-Hispanic Other 181 3,922 27.2 18.8 - 35.7
Hispanic 512 13,784 31.1 26.1 - 36.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 146 3,121 22.9 13.6 - 32.2
20-24 years old 416 16,577 44.1 38.0 - 50.3
25-34 years old 1,123 50,098 50.3 46.7 - 54.0
35 years old or more 473 19,817 49.1 43.4 - 54.8
Education
Less than high school 356 7,945 24.5 18.6 - 30.5
High school graduate 569 18,741 37.1 32.0 - 42.3
More than high school 1,217 62,520 58.5 55.0 - 61.9
Marital Status
Married 1,332 62,718 51.6 48.3 - 55.0
Not Married 826 26,896 38.6 34.2 - 43.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,180 63,623 61.2 57.7 - 64.7
On Medicaid 978 25,990 29.8 26.1 - 33.6

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.