Physical abuse before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2004

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 770 2,769 4.6 2.7 - 6.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 189 287 1.8 0.0 - 4.1
Non-Hispanic Black 228 923 6.0 1.6 - 10.4
Non-Hispanic Other 80 113 1.9 0.0 - 5.1
Hispanic 273 1,446 6.5 2.7 - 10.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 54 328 7.5 0.0 - 16.4
20-24 years old 156 1,234 9.7 3.6 - 15.9
25-34 years old 406 743 2.4 0.6 - 4.1
35 years old or more 154 464 4.1 0.0 - 8.7
Education
Less than high school 170 721 4.9 1.0 - 8.9
High school graduate 231 1,055 5.8 1.8 - 9.9
More than high school 368 993 3.7 1.1 - 6.3
Marital Status
Married 391 544 1.8 0.1 - 3.4
Not Married 379 2,225 7.7 4.1 - 11.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 330 597 2.5 0.2 - 4.8
On Medicaid 440 2,172 6.1 3.2 - 8.9

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.