Alcohol use during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,359 17,820 7.8 6.5 - 9.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,043 11,340 10.4 8.2 - 12.6
Non-Hispanic Black 416 1,175 3.4 1.1 - 5.8
Non-Hispanic Other 286 1,948 7.9 4.2 - 11.7
Hispanic 614 3,356 5.6 3.3 - 7.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 151 1,404 8.3 2.8 - 13.8
20-24 years old 415 1,635 3.6 1.5 - 5.7
25-34 years old 1,279 10,253 8.2 6.4 - 10.1
35 years old or more 514 4,527 10.9 7.5 - 14.4
Education
Less than high school 433 3,072 6.7 3.7 - 9.7
High school graduate 531 1,960 3.6 1.7 - 5.4
More than high school 1,383 12,771 10.1 8.1 - 12.1
Marital Status
Married 1,379 13,382 10.0 8.0 - 11.9
Not Married 980 4,438 4.7 3.1 - 6.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,258 13,097 10.8 8.7 - 12.9
On Medicaid 1,100 4,723 4.4 2.9 - 5.9

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.