Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,470 40,400 35.0 32.0 - 38.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 388 18,721 52.9 46.9 - 58.9
Non-Hispanic Black 411 8,405 31.5 25.3 - 37.6
Non-Hispanic Other 179 2,245 16.0 9.4 - 22.6
Hispanic 492 11,028 28.0 23.2 - 32.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 90 1,503 19.8 9.4 - 30.1
20-24 years old 299 7,569 30.3 23.8 - 36.7
25-34 years old 752 21,847 35.9 31.7 - 40.1
35 years old or more 329 9,482 43.0 36.1 - 49.8
Education
Less than high school 271 4,526 18.6 12.7 - 24.6
High school graduate 446 8,887 25.2 20.1 - 30.3
More than high school 747 26,987 48.6 44.2 - 53.0
Marital Status
Married 820 24,730 38.4 34.3 - 42.5
Not Married 650 15,670 30.7 26.2 - 35.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 674 25,600 51.1 46.4 - 55.8
On Medicaid 795 14,800 22.6 19.0 - 26.3

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.