Physical abuse before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,525 4,352 3.7 2.5 - 4.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 397 313 0.9 0.0 - 2.1
Non-Hispanic Black 427 1,414 5.1 2.4 - 7.8
Non-Hispanic Other 182 85 0.6 0.1 - 1.1
Hispanic 519 2,540 6.2 3.8 - 8.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 99 352 4.3 0.3 - 8.2
20-24 years old 313 1,652 6.3 3.1 - 9.6
25-34 years old 770 1,760 2.8 1.4 - 4.2
35 years old or more 343 589 2.6 0.7 - 4.5
Education
Less than high school 291 1,137 4.5 1.7 - 7.2
High school graduate 464 1,638 4.5 2.2 - 6.7
More than high school 764 1,577 2.8 1.4 - 4.2
Marital Status
Married 844 826 1.3 0.4 - 2.1
Not Married 681 3,527 6.6 4.4 - 8.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 690 1,809 3.5 1.9 - 5.2
On Medicaid 833 2,543 3.7 2.2 - 5.2

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.