Physical abuse during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2004

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 770 2,223 3.7 2.0 - 5.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 189 220 1.4 0.0 - 3.2
Non-Hispanic Black 228 938 6.1 1.9 - 10.4
Non-Hispanic Other 80 14 0.2 0.0 - 0.7
Hispanic 273 1,052 4.8 1.3 - 8.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 54 548 12.6 1.3 - 23.8
20-24 years old 156 650 5.1 0.6 - 9.7
25-34 years old 406 659 2.1 0.5 - 3.7
35 years old or more 154 365 3.2 0.0 - 7.5
Education
Less than high school 170 642 4.4 0.8 - 8.0
High school graduate 231 756 4.2 0.7 - 7.6
More than high school 368 825 3.1 0.6 - 5.5
Marital Status
Married 391 429 1.4 0.0 - 2.9
Not Married 379 1,794 6.2 3.0 - 9.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 330 365 1.5 0.0 - 3.6
On Medicaid 440 1,858 5.2 2.6 - 7.8

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.