Physical abuse during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,034 3,390 3.5 2.1 - 5.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 266 446 1.8 0.0 - 3.8
Non-Hispanic Black 254 1,315 6.7 2.5 - 11.0
Non-Hispanic Other 177 29 0.2 0.0 - 0.4
Hispanic 337 1,599 4.7 1.9 - 7.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 50 793 14.6 2.7 - 26.6
20-24 years old 211 950 4.7 1.2 - 8.2
25-34 years old 538 1,000 2.0 0.5 - 3.5
35 years old or more 235 646 3.1 0.2 - 6.1
Education
Less than high school 227 1,752 7.6 3.2 - 12.0
High school graduate 251 1,093 4.5 1.4 - 7.6
More than high school 553 545 1.1 0.1 - 2.2
Marital Status
Married 558 680 1.3 0.1 - 2.5
Not Married 476 2,710 6.1 3.4 - 8.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 457 371 0.9 0.0 - 2.1
On Medicaid 577 3,019 5.4 3.1 - 7.7

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.