Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,563 104,810 45.5 43.1 - 47.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,193 73,004 61.1 57.6 - 64.5
Non-Hispanic Black 520 12,694 35.1 29.0 - 41.1
Non-Hispanic Other 231 3,446 18.5 12.2 - 24.9
Hispanic 619 15,667 28.0 23.6 - 32.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 167 5,199 31.8 21.5 - 42.1
20-24 years old 502 19,406 39.3 33.7 - 44.8
25-34 years old 1,330 56,530 47.4 44.1 - 50.8
35 years old or more 564 23,675 52.1 46.9 - 57.4
Education
Less than high school 428 12,009 26.2 20.5 - 31.9
High school graduate 690 22,354 36.2 31.5 - 40.8
More than high school 1,429 69,852 57.5 54.3 - 60.7
Marital Status
Married 1,538 69,266 50.0 46.9 - 53.1
Not Married 1,025 35,544 38.7 34.8 - 42.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,384 71,924 59.0 55.8 - 62.3
On Medicaid 1,178 32,886 30.3 26.8 - 33.8

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.