Alcohol use during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,355 10,647 9.3 7.4 - 11.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 355 5,711 18.6 13.6 - 23.7
Non-Hispanic Black 312 734 3.1 0.7 - 5.6
Non-Hispanic Other 221 1,777 9.3 4.7 - 13.8
Hispanic 467 2,425 5.9 3.3 - 8.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 73 767 10.8 2.2 - 19.3
20-24 years old 256 1,361 5.7 2.2 - 9.2
25-34 years old 712 5,290 8.7 6.2 - 11.2
35 years old or more 314 3,229 14.0 8.9 - 19.1
Education
Less than high school 272 1,728 6.5 3.0 - 10.1
High school graduate 332 1,420 4.7 2.0 - 7.5
More than high school 748 7,482 12.9 9.8 - 16.0
Marital Status
Married 740 7,541 12.0 9.1 - 14.9
Not Married 615 3,106 6.0 3.7 - 8.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 632 7,219 13.9 10.6 - 17.3
On Medicaid 722 3,428 5.5 3.4 - 7.5

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.