Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,106 66,158 57.5 53.8 - 61.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 770 55,498 68.4 64.3 - 72.4
Non-Hispanic Black 108 3,812 36.6 23.1 - 50.1
Non-Hispanic Other 74 2,589 36.0 22.1 - 49.9
Hispanic 154 4,258 26.1 17.5 - 34.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 51 2,394 43.9 26.2 - 61.6
20-24 years old 207 10,109 48.4 39.3 - 57.4
25-34 years old 617 39,621 60.2 55.4 - 65.0
35 years old or more 231 14,034 61.3 53.6 - 69.1
Education
Less than high school 143 4,918 30.4 20.6 - 40.3
High school graduate 233 11,061 44.6 36.3 - 52.9
More than high school 723 50,149 68.1 63.9 - 72.3
Marital Status
Married 726 46,810 61.3 56.9 - 65.6
Not Married 380 19,348 50.1 43.4 - 56.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 694 48,663 66.8 62.5 - 71.1
On Medicaid 412 17,495 41.4 35.2 - 47.7

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.