Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2007

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,450 41,039 34.6 31.5 - 37.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 388 15,518 43.0 37.1 - 48.9
Non-Hispanic Black 396 8,687 29.9 23.6 - 36.3
Non-Hispanic Other 178 4,713 30.4 21.8 - 38.9
Hispanic 488 12,121 31.8 26.6 - 36.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 92 2,088 25.2 14.2 - 36.3
20-24 years old 311 7,984 28.2 21.8 - 34.7
25-34 years old 727 22,143 36.5 32.1 - 40.8
35 years old or more 320 8,824 41.1 34.1 - 48.1
Education
Less than high school 277 4,961 20.3 14.2 - 26.4
High school graduate 437 9,250 24.2 19.0 - 29.4
More than high school 732 26,813 48.3 43.8 - 52.8
Marital Status
Married 775 23,413 36.6 32.5 - 40.8
Not Married 675 17,626 32.1 27.5 - 36.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 640 25,135 49.7 44.9 - 54.6
On Medicaid 809 15,904 23.3 19.6 - 27.1

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.