Alcohol use during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,478 12,107 10.5 8.6 - 12.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 390 7,358 20.7 16.0 - 25.3
Non-Hispanic Black 413 1,178 4.4 1.8 - 7.0
Non-Hispanic Other 178 486 3.5 0.4 - 6.7
Hispanic 497 3,084 7.8 4.9 - 10.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 91 241 3.2 0.0 - 7.2
20-24 years old 304 1,261 5.0 2.1 - 7.9
25-34 years old 755 6,334 10.4 7.8 - 13.1
35 years old or more 328 4,271 19.4 13.9 - 25.0
Education
Less than high school 273 729 3.0 0.8 - 5.3
High school graduate 451 1,973 5.5 2.8 - 8.3
More than high school 748 9,405 16.9 13.6 - 20.3
Marital Status
Married 825 9,372 14.5 11.5 - 17.5
Not Married 653 2,735 5.4 3.3 - 7.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 675 8,766 17.5 13.9 - 21.1
On Medicaid 802 3,341 5.1 3.3 - 6.9

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.