Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,354 116,288 51.2 48.6 - 53.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,039 70,667 65.2 61.6 - 68.9
Non-Hispanic Black 415 12,899 38.0 31.6 - 44.4
Non-Hispanic Other 285 9,027 36.8 29.8 - 43.9
Hispanic 615 23,695 39.3 34.4 - 44.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 151 6,916 40.8 30.6 - 51.0
20-24 years old 413 19,504 43.4 37.4 - 49.4
25-34 years old 1,276 65,451 52.9 49.4 - 56.3
35 years old or more 514 24,417 58.9 53.3 - 64.6
Education
Less than high school 434 13,658 29.6 24.0 - 35.1
High school graduate 528 21,256 39.0 33.6 - 44.4
More than high school 1,380 81,114 64.6 61.4 - 67.7
Marital Status
Married 1,375 70,547 52.8 49.5 - 56.1
Not Married 979 45,740 48.9 44.8 - 53.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,251 77,095 64.1 60.7 - 67.5
On Medicaid 1,102 39,193 36.7 33.0 - 40.4

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.