Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,093 64,410 56.1 52.2 - 59.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 805 54,282 64.5 60.3 - 68.7
Non-Hispanic Black 109 4,288 45.1 30.3 - 60.0
Non-Hispanic Other 52 1,201 26.3 10.4 - 42.1
Hispanic 127 4,639 27.8 18.3 - 37.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 77 3,696 42.2 25.9 - 58.5
20-24 years old 203 11,837 48.5 39.6 - 57.3
25-34 years old 578 34,684 59.4 54.3 - 64.6
35 years old or more 235 14,193 60.8 53.0 - 68.5
Education
Less than high school 157 7,483 34.7 24.8 - 44.7
High school graduate 244 13,467 50.7 42.7 - 58.7
More than high school 682 42,865 65.1 60.6 - 69.6
Marital Status
Married 718 44,537 60.0 55.5 - 64.5
Not Married 375 19,873 48.9 42.0 - 55.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 710 46,323 64.6 60.1 - 69.0
On Medicaid 383 18,087 41.9 35.3 - 48.5

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.