Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,386 46,388 42.3 39.0 - 45.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 385 18,708 57.0 51.1 - 62.9
Non-Hispanic Black 329 9,137 40.3 33.0 - 47.5
Non-Hispanic Other 245 6,271 32.3 25.1 - 39.4
Hispanic 427 12,271 35.3 29.8 - 40.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 60 2,018 33.6 17.6 - 49.7
20-24 years old 233 5,957 29.3 22.3 - 36.3
25-34 years old 754 26,269 43.8 39.4 - 48.1
35 years old or more 339 12,144 52.0 45.2 - 58.8
Education
Less than high school 263 4,297 19.1 13.2 - 25.0
High school graduate 295 6,171 26.2 19.8 - 32.6
More than high school 826 35,920 56.6 52.4 - 60.8
Marital Status
Married 811 28,508 44.9 40.6 - 49.1
Not Married 575 17,880 38.7 33.7 - 43.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 641 30,056 60.9 56.2 - 65.7
On Medicaid 745 16,332 27.0 23.1 - 31.0

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.