Alcohol use during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 999 6,583 7.2 5.2 - 9.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 260 3,680 15.1 9.9 - 20.3
Non-Hispanic Black 249 809 4.3 0.8 - 7.9
Non-Hispanic Other 170 947 5.8 1.3 - 10.3
Hispanic 320 1,147 3.5 1.2 - 5.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 45 336 7.2 0.0 - 16.8
20-24 years old 206 272 1.4 0.0 - 3.2
25-34 years old 521 3,356 7.1 4.4 - 9.7
35 years old or more 227 2,620 13.4 7.8 - 18.9
Education
Less than high school 212 893 4.2 0.7 - 7.7
High school graduate 241 421 1.8 0.0 - 3.9
More than high school 543 5,270 11.2 7.9 - 14.5
Marital Status
Married 546 4,380 8.8 5.9 - 11.6
Not Married 453 2,203 5.3 2.7 - 7.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 450 5,272 13.5 9.6 - 17.5
On Medicaid 549 1,311 2.5 0.9 - 4.1

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.