Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2007

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,094 60,410 52.2 48.4 - 56.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 759 50,298 63.9 59.5 - 68.3
Non-Hispanic Black 109 4,387 35.7 22.3 - 49.0
Non-Hispanic Other 71 1,619 25.2 12.5 - 38.0
Hispanic 155 4,106 22.5 14.2 - 30.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 76 2,994 26.0 13.3 - 38.6
20-24 years old 191 11,135 53.7 44.5 - 62.8
25-34 years old 604 34,340 55.6 50.5 - 60.6
35 years old or more 223 11,942 55.2 46.7 - 63.6
Education
Less than high school 165 2,743 13.1 6.9 - 19.4
High school graduate 232 13,538 52.0 43.5 - 60.5
More than high school 691 44,129 64.5 59.9 - 69.0
Marital Status
Married 708 38,206 55.4 50.8 - 60.1
Not Married 386 22,204 47.5 40.9 - 54.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 700 43,949 62.3 57.7 - 67.0
On Medicaid 394 16,461 36.5 30.2 - 42.7

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.