Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,358 51,359 44.7 41.4 - 48.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 356 19,141 62.2 56.1 - 68.4
Non-Hispanic Black 312 8,521 36.3 29.4 - 43.3
Non-Hispanic Other 221 6,636 34.6 26.9 - 42.2
Hispanic 469 17,061 41.1 35.6 - 46.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 73 2,572 36.2 22.9 - 49.5
20-24 years old 255 9,678 40.6 33.3 - 48.0
25-34 years old 715 27,009 44.3 39.8 - 48.8
35 years old or more 315 12,099 52.5 45.3 - 59.7
Education
Less than high school 273 6,914 26.0 19.6 - 32.4
High school graduate 331 9,471 31.7 25.6 - 37.7
More than high school 751 34,756 59.7 55.3 - 64.2
Marital Status
Married 743 28,572 45.3 40.9 - 49.7
Not Married 615 22,787 44.0 39.0 - 48.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 632 30,796 59.4 54.6 - 64.2
On Medicaid 725 20,563 32.6 28.4 - 36.8

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.