Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,383 110,551 49.9 47.4 - 52.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,043 71,831 65.8 62.2 - 69.4
Non-Hispanic Black 427 13,976 40.8 34.4 - 47.2
Non-Hispanic Other 303 6,636 29.4 22.6 - 36.1
Hispanic 610 18,108 32.5 27.9 - 37.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 142 5,010 31.3 20.8 - 41.7
20-24 years old 406 19,419 47.8 41.6 - 54.0
25-34 years old 1,329 64,851 52.2 49.0 - 55.5
35 years old or more 506 21,271 52.1 46.5 - 57.7
Education
Less than high school 466 8,351 19.6 14.6 - 24.6
High school graduate 518 20,853 41.1 35.8 - 46.4
More than high school 1,394 81,215 63.6 60.5 - 66.7
Marital Status
Married 1,387 67,372 53.4 50.2 - 56.6
Not Married 996 43,178 45.2 41.2 - 49.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,192 71,601 65.1 61.7 - 68.5
On Medicaid 1,190 38,804 34.8 31.3 - 38.3

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.