Physical abuse before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,034 4,151 4.3 2.8 - 5.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 266 312 1.2 0.0 - 2.9
Non-Hispanic Black 254 1,808 9.3 4.3 - 14.2
Non-Hispanic Other 177 12 0.1 0.0 - 0.2
Hispanic 337 2,019 5.9 3.0 - 8.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 50 914 16.9 4.1 - 29.6
20-24 years old 211 1,311 6.4 2.4 - 10.4
25-34 years old 538 1,290 2.6 1.0 - 4.2
35 years old or more 235 635 3.1 0.4 - 5.8
Education
Less than high school 227 2,076 9.0 4.3 - 13.7
High school graduate 251 1,275 5.2 1.9 - 8.5
More than high school 553 800 1.7 0.6 - 2.7
Marital Status
Married 558 610 1.2 0.1 - 2.3
Not Married 476 3,541 8.0 4.9 - 11.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 457 484 1.2 0.1 - 2.3
On Medicaid 577 3,667 6.5 4.0 - 9.0

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.