Alcohol use during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,374 10,099 9.3 7.4 - 11.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 384 6,185 18.9 14.3 - 23.5
Non-Hispanic Black 325 900 4.1 1.2 - 6.9
Non-Hispanic Other 244 1,512 7.8 3.8 - 11.8
Hispanic 421 1,502 4.4 2.2 - 6.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 60 237 4.0 0.0 - 10.4
20-24 years old 232 455 2.3 0.0 - 4.6
25-34 years old 748 5,411 9.1 6.6 - 11.6
35 years old or more 334 3,996 17.4 12.2 - 22.6
Education
Less than high school 260 406 1.8 0.0 - 3.9
High school graduate 289 683 3.0 0.7 - 5.3
More than high school 823 9,011 14.2 11.3 - 17.2
Marital Status
Married 806 8,017 12.7 9.9 - 15.5
Not Married 568 2,082 4.6 2.5 - 6.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 663 8,754 17.3 13.8 - 20.9
On Medicaid 711 1,346 2.3 1.0 - 3.6

Note: NYC data are not available prior to 2004

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.