Physical abuse before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,394 3,351 2.8 1.8 - 3.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 358 975 3.1 0.9 - 5.4
Non-Hispanic Black 323 786 3.3 0.9 - 5.6
Non-Hispanic Other 229 490 2.4 0.0 - 5.1
Hispanic 484 1,100 2.6 0.8 - 4.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 76 212 2.8 0.0 - 7.7
20-24 years old 264 1,217 4.9 1.8 - 8.1
25-34 years old 729 1,288 2.1 0.8 - 3.3
35 years old or more 325 635 2.7 0.4 - 4.9
Education
Less than high school 284 561 2.0 0.1 - 4.0
High school graduate 343 967 3.1 0.9 - 5.4
More than high school 764 1,636 2.8 1.3 - 4.2
Marital Status
Married 760 1,136 1.7 0.6 - 2.9
Not Married 634 2,215 4.2 2.2 - 6.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 646 1,536 2.9 1.2 - 4.5
On Medicaid 745 1,815 2.8 1.4 - 4.3

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.