Physical abuse during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2007

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,492 3,936 3.2 2.1 - 4.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 395 428 1.2 0.0 - 2.5
Non-Hispanic Black 411 1,057 3.5 1.0 - 6.0
Non-Hispanic Other 182 28 0.2 0.0 - 0.4
Hispanic 504 2,424 6.2 3.4 - 9.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 95 404 4.8 0.0 - 9.7
20-24 years old 319 1,429 4.9 1.8 - 8.1
25-34 years old 748 1,846 3.0 1.4 - 4.5
35 years old or more 330 257 1.1 0.0 - 2.5
Education
Less than high school 289 1,255 4.9 1.8 - 8.1
High school graduate 447 1,901 4.9 2.3 - 7.5
More than high school 752 780 1.4 0.4 - 2.4
Marital Status
Married 797 1,442 2.2 0.9 - 3.5
Not Married 695 2,495 4.4 2.4 - 6.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 656 925 1.8 0.5 - 3.1
On Medicaid 835 3,012 4.3 2.5 - 6.1

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.