Physical abuse before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2007

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,492 4,289 3.5 2.3 - 4.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 395 335 0.9 0.0 - 2.1
Non-Hispanic Black 411 1,265 4.2 1.4 - 7.0
Non-Hispanic Other 182 375 2.3 0.0 - 4.9
Hispanic 504 2,314 5.9 3.3 - 8.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 95 420 5.0 0.0 - 9.9
20-24 years old 319 1,416 4.9 1.8 - 7.9
25-34 years old 748 2,139 3.4 1.8 - 5.1
35 years old or more 330 314 1.4 0.0 - 2.9
Education
Less than high school 289 1,521 6.0 2.5 - 9.5
High school graduate 447 1,503 3.9 1.6 - 6.1
More than high school 752 1,264 2.2 0.9 - 3.5
Marital Status
Married 797 1,634 2.5 1.1 - 3.8
Not Married 695 2,655 4.7 2.7 - 6.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 656 735 1.4 0.4 - 2.4
On Medicaid 835 3,554 5.1 3.2 - 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.