Physical abuse before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,641 9,022 3.8 2.9 - 4.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,211 3,037 2.5 1.3 - 3.7
Non-Hispanic Black 539 2,821 7.5 4.0 - 11.0
Non-Hispanic Other 234 125 0.7 0.2 - 1.1
Hispanic 657 3,039 5.1 3.2 - 7.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 177 1,287 7.6 1.9 - 13.2
20-24 years old 522 2,945 5.7 3.2 - 8.2
25-34 years old 1,359 3,637 3.0 1.8 - 4.1
35 years old or more 583 1,153 2.5 0.9 - 4.0
Education
Less than high school 459 2,506 5.1 2.7 - 7.6
High school graduate 710 2,938 4.6 2.7 - 6.6
More than high school 1,455 3,578 2.9 1.7 - 4.1
Marital Status
Married 1,576 1,393 1.0 0.4 - 1.5
Not Married 1,065 7,629 8.0 5.9 - 10.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,409 3,036 2.4 1.4 - 3.5
On Medicaid 1,229 5,986 5.3 3.6 - 6.9

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.