Physical abuse during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2005

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,026 2,870 3.7 2.2 - 5.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 274 416 1.8 0.0 - 3.8
Non-Hispanic Black 276 1,395 8.0 3.7 - 12.3
Non-Hispanic Other 118 41 0.5 0.0 - 1.0
Hispanic 358 1,017 3.5 1.2 - 5.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 70 337 6.6 0.0 - 14.2
20-24 years old 212 1,040 6.0 2.1 - 9.9
25-34 years old 513 1,238 3.1 1.3 - 5.0
35 years old or more 231 254 1.5 0.0 - 3.4
Education
Less than high school 199 1,230 7.7 3.0 - 12.4
High school graduate 336 857 3.3 1.0 - 5.6
More than high school 487 766 2.1 0.6 - 3.7
Marital Status
Married 558 631 1.4 0.2 - 2.6
Not Married 468 2,239 6.5 3.7 - 9.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 437 987 3.1 1.0 - 5.1
On Medicaid 589 1,883 4.1 2.1 - 6.0

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.