Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,102 99,294 48.1 45.5 - 50.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,030 69,556 65.9 62.4 - 69.4
Non-Hispanic Black 356 10,920 37.8 30.6 - 45.0
Non-Hispanic Other 244 5,832 24.8 18.0 - 31.7
Hispanic 472 12,986 26.8 22.0 - 31.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 96 3,810 37.6 25.5 - 49.8
20-24 years old 412 16,606 40.9 34.8 - 47.0
25-34 years old 1,138 57,534 50.8 47.2 - 54.4
35 years old or more 456 21,343 50.4 44.7 - 56.1
Education
Less than high school 356 8,409 22.4 16.9 - 28.0
High school graduate 472 16,372 34.4 28.9 - 39.9
More than high school 1,264 74,333 61.7 58.4 - 65.0
Marital Status
Married 1,271 64,720 51.2 47.9 - 54.6
Not Married 831 34,574 43.1 38.8 - 47.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,143 69,070 61.8 58.3 - 65.3
On Medicaid 959 30,223 31.9 28.2 - 35.7

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.