Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2005

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,165 62,182 54.1 50.4 - 57.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 807 52,451 64.1 60.0 - 68.2
Non-Hispanic Black 120 2,976 27.1 15.3 - 38.9
Non-Hispanic Other 65 1,954 35.8 20.0 - 51.6
Hispanic 173 4,800 28.8 20.3 - 37.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 80 2,003 23.1 10.5 - 35.7
20-24 years old 210 11,591 56.0 47.3 - 64.8
25-34 years old 623 34,860 57.0 52.1 - 61.9
35 years old or more 252 13,728 56.2 48.4 - 63.9
Education
Less than high school 170 4,914 28.4 19.3 - 37.5
High school graduate 245 12,318 49.0 40.9 - 57.0
More than high school 738 44,709 62.6 58.2 - 67.0
Marital Status
Married 788 45,346 57.9 53.7 - 62.2
Not Married 377 16,836 45.9 39.1 - 52.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 756 46,931 64.3 60.0 - 68.6
On Medicaid 409 15,251 36.4 30.3 - 42.5

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.