Alcohol use during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2005

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 995 6,526 8.5 6.4 - 10.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 270 3,256 14.4 9.4 - 19.5
Non-Hispanic Black 268 965 5.7 2.0 - 9.4
Non-Hispanic Other 116 660 7.4 1.4 - 13.4
Hispanic 341 1,645 5.9 3.0 - 8.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 67 167 3.3 0.0 - 9.6
20-24 years old 205 440 2.6 0.0 - 5.4
25-34 years old 500 3,685 9.6 6.4 - 12.8
35 years old or more 223 2,235 14.0 8.4 - 19.6
Education
Less than high school 187 376 2.5 0.3 - 4.6
High school graduate 325 1,476 5.8 2.4 - 9.2
More than high school 479 4,508 12.7 9.1 - 16.3
Marital Status
Married 545 4,903 11.3 8.1 - 14.6
Not Married 450 1,624 4.9 2.4 - 7.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 427 4,444 14.2 10.0 - 18.4
On Medicaid 568 2,082 4.6 2.6 - 6.7

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.