Physical abuse during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2002

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,229 4,405 3.6 2.2 - 5.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 922 2,286 2.5 1.1 - 3.8
Non-Hispanic Black 136 1,210 10.8 3.4 - 18.3
Non-Hispanic Other 48 14 0.3 0.0 - 0.9
Hispanic 123 895 6.7 0.7 - 12.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 69 1,024 12.3 2.2 - 22.4
20-24 years old 210 1,292 5.6 1.3 - 9.9
25-34 years old 688 1,104 1.7 0.5 - 2.9
35 years old or more 262 985 4.1 1.0 - 7.3
Education
Less than high school 142 1,339 7.4 1.7 - 13.2
High school graduate 352 1,512 4.3 1.7 - 7.0
More than high school 714 1,293 2.0 0.7 - 3.2
Marital Status
Married 905 1,341 1.5 0.5 - 2.5
Not Married 324 3,064 9.5 5.1 - 14.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 876 1,847 2.2 0.9 - 3.5
On Medicaid 353 2,559 7.1 3.5 - 10.7

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.