Physical abuse during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,641 6,836 2.9 2.1 - 3.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,211 1,980 1.6 0.7 - 2.5
Non-Hispanic Black 539 2,386 6.3 3.1 - 9.5
Non-Hispanic Other 234 359 1.9 0.0 - 4.1
Hispanic 657 2,112 3.5 2.0 - 5.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 177 982 5.8 1.0 - 10.6
20-24 years old 522 2,347 4.5 2.3 - 6.8
25-34 years old 1,359 2,819 2.3 1.3 - 3.3
35 years old or more 583 688 1.5 0.3 - 2.6
Education
Less than high school 459 1,338 2.7 1.3 - 4.2
High school graduate 710 2,479 3.9 2.0 - 5.8
More than high school 1,455 3,020 2.4 1.4 - 3.5
Marital Status
Married 1,576 1,234 0.9 0.3 - 1.4
Not Married 1,065 5,602 5.9 4.1 - 7.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,409 1,963 1.6 0.8 - 2.4
On Medicaid 1,229 4,873 4.3 2.8 - 5.8

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.