Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 996 33,136 36.3 32.6 - 40.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 260 14,058 57.7 50.3 - 65.0
Non-Hispanic Black 248 7,108 38.4 30.1 - 46.7
Non-Hispanic Other 170 3,243 19.9 12.4 - 27.4
Hispanic 318 8,727 27.1 21.3 - 32.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 45 1,416 30.3 14.0 - 46.6
20-24 years old 205 6,498 32.9 24.9 - 41.0
25-34 years old 521 17,913 37.7 32.6 - 42.9
35 years old or more 225 7,308 37.5 29.5 - 45.5
Education
Less than high school 213 3,491 16.3 10.2 - 22.5
High school graduate 239 5,311 23.3 16.6 - 30.0
More than high school 541 24,185 51.7 46.4 - 57.0
Marital Status
Married 545 17,910 35.9 30.9 - 40.9
Not Married 451 15,225 36.7 31.1 - 42.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 449 20,407 52.5 46.7 - 58.3
On Medicaid 547 12,729 24.3 19.8 - 28.7

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.