Alcohol use during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,108 8,464 7.3 5.4 - 9.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 771 7,004 8.6 6.2 - 11.0
Non-Hispanic Black 107 364 3.5 0.0 - 8.9
Non-Hispanic Other 74 482 6.7 0.0 - 13.8
Hispanic 156 614 3.7 0.0 - 7.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 50 223 4.1 0.0 - 11.2
20-24 years old 208 1,492 7.1 2.3 - 12.0
25-34 years old 618 4,772 7.2 4.8 - 9.7
35 years old or more 232 1,977 8.6 4.2 - 13.1
Education
Less than high school 142 892 5.5 0.8 - 10.3
High school graduate 234 1,276 5.1 1.3 - 9.0
More than high school 724 6,296 8.5 6.1 - 11.0
Marital Status
Married 727 6,121 8.0 5.6 - 10.4
Not Married 381 2,343 6.0 2.9 - 9.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 695 6,388 8.8 6.2 - 11.3
On Medicaid 413 2,075 4.9 2.2 - 7.6

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.