Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,043 61,417 55.8 51.9 - 59.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 708 50,197 67.4 63.0 - 71.8
Non-Hispanic Black 101 3,784 39.3 25.2 - 53.4
Non-Hispanic Other 96 3,740 38.0 25.5 - 50.4
Hispanic 138 3,696 23.0 14.2 - 31.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 60 2,874 35.1 20.2 - 50.0
20-24 years old 183 11,549 55.1 45.8 - 64.4
25-34 years old 585 34,475 58.1 52.9 - 63.2
35 years old or more 215 12,518 58.1 49.7 - 66.6
Education
Less than high school 161 4,403 21.7 13.3 - 30.0
High school graduate 200 11,118 51.2 42.2 - 60.1
More than high school 677 45,879 68.0 63.6 - 72.4
Marital Status
Married 653 39,914 59.1 54.3 - 63.8
Not Married 390 21,503 50.6 44.0 - 57.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 636 42,298 65.3 60.6 - 70.0
On Medicaid 407 19,119 42.2 36.0 - 48.4

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.