Physical abuse before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2002

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,229 5,793 4.8 3.2 - 6.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 922 3,861 4.2 2.5 - 5.9
Non-Hispanic Black 136 965 8.6 1.9 - 15.4
Non-Hispanic Other 48 26 0.6 0.0 - 1.4
Hispanic 123 942 7.0 1.3 - 12.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 69 964 11.6 1.5 - 21.7
20-24 years old 210 1,047 4.6 0.8 - 8.3
25-34 years old 688 2,640 4.0 2.1 - 5.9
35 years old or more 262 1,142 4.8 1.4 - 8.1
Education
Less than high school 142 1,542 8.6 2.3 - 14.8
High school graduate 352 2,200 6.3 3.1 - 9.5
More than high school 714 2,034 3.1 1.5 - 4.7
Marital Status
Married 905 2,766 3.1 1.7 - 4.5
Not Married 324 3,027 9.4 4.9 - 13.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 876 2,492 2.9 1.5 - 4.4
On Medicaid 353 3,301 9.2 5.1 - 13.2

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.