Physical abuse before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2005

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,026 3,824 4.9 3.2 - 6.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 274 631 2.7 0.4 - 5.1
Non-Hispanic Black 276 1,830 10.5 5.6 - 15.5
Non-Hispanic Other 118 215 2.4 0.0 - 5.7
Hispanic 358 1,148 3.9 1.5 - 6.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 70 707 13.8 3.5 - 24.0
20-24 years old 212 789 4.5 1.1 - 8.0
25-34 years old 513 2,084 5.3 2.8 - 7.7
35 years old or more 231 243 1.5 0.0 - 3.4
Education
Less than high school 199 1,432 8.9 3.9 - 14.0
High school graduate 336 560 2.1 0.4 - 3.9
More than high school 487 1,832 5.1 2.6 - 7.5
Marital Status
Married 558 947 2.1 0.7 - 3.6
Not Married 468 2,877 8.4 5.2 - 11.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 437 1,564 4.8 2.3 - 7.4
On Medicaid 589 2,259 4.9 2.7 - 7.0

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.