Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 996 64,929 57.9 53.9 - 61.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 683 51,526 66.4 61.9 - 70.9
Non-Hispanic Black 103 4,377 41.7 28.2 - 55.2
Non-Hispanic Other 64 2,391 45.0 28.1 - 61.9
Hispanic 146 6,634 35.2 25.3 - 45.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 78 4,344 44.2 29.5 - 58.9
20-24 years old 158 9,826 46.6 36.9 - 56.3
25-34 years old 561 38,441 61.1 56.0 - 66.2
35 years old or more 199 12,317 67.0 58.1 - 75.8
Education
Less than high school 161 6,744 34.4 24.6 - 44.2
High school graduate 197 11,785 47.9 38.7 - 57.1
More than high school 629 46,359 68.7 64.2 - 73.3
Marital Status
Married 632 41,976 59.5 54.7 - 64.3
Not Married 364 22,953 55.1 48.2 - 62.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 619 46,299 67.7 63.0 - 72.3
On Medicaid 377 18,630 42.5 35.9 - 49.2

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.