Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,429 107,804 49.1 46.5 - 51.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,093 68,905 64.2 60.7 - 67.7
Non-Hispanic Black 430 12,921 40.0 33.4 - 46.6
Non-Hispanic Other 341 10,011 34.2 27.8 - 40.5
Hispanic 565 15,967 31.4 26.7 - 36.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 120 4,892 34.5 23.6 - 45.4
20-24 years old 416 17,506 42.4 36.4 - 48.4
25-34 years old 1,339 60,744 50.9 47.5 - 54.2
35 years old or more 554 24,662 54.9 49.6 - 60.3
Education
Less than high school 424 8,700 20.3 15.3 - 25.4
High school graduate 495 17,289 38.2 32.6 - 43.7
More than high school 1,503 81,799 62.5 59.4 - 65.5
Marital Status
Married 1,464 68,422 52.2 49.0 - 55.4
Not Married 965 39,383 44.4 40.3 - 48.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,277 72,354 63.4 60.1 - 66.8
On Medicaid 1,152 35,451 33.5 30.0 - 37.0

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.