Physical abuse during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,525 3,749 3.1 2.1 - 4.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 397 313 0.9 0.0 - 2.1
Non-Hispanic Black 427 1,256 4.5 1.9 - 7.2
Non-Hispanic Other 182 172 1.2 0.0 - 2.8
Hispanic 519 2,008 4.9 2.7 - 7.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 99 319 3.9 0.0 - 7.8
20-24 years old 313 1,457 5.6 2.4 - 8.8
25-34 years old 770 1,486 2.4 1.1 - 3.7
35 years old or more 343 487 2.1 0.2 - 4.0
Education
Less than high school 291 1,114 4.4 1.6 - 7.1
High school graduate 464 1,432 3.9 1.7 - 6.1
More than high school 764 1,202 2.1 0.9 - 3.3
Marital Status
Married 844 534 0.8 0.1 - 1.5
Not Married 681 3,215 6.1 3.9 - 8.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 690 1,254 2.5 1.0 - 3.9
On Medicaid 833 2,495 3.7 2.1 - 5.2

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.