Physical abuse during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,394 2,810 2.4 1.4 - 3.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 358 610 2.0 0.3 - 3.7
Non-Hispanic Black 323 1,284 5.3 2.1 - 8.5
Non-Hispanic Other 229 174 0.9 0.0 - 2.3
Hispanic 484 742 1.7 0.3 - 3.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 76 26 0.3 0.0 - 1.0
20-24 years old 264 1,677 6.8 3.1 - 10.6
25-34 years old 729 925 1.5 0.5 - 2.5
35 years old or more 325 182 0.8 0.0 - 1.8
Education
Less than high school 284 707 2.6 0.3 - 4.8
High school graduate 343 776 2.5 0.5 - 4.5
More than high school 764 1,327 2.2 1.0 - 3.5
Marital Status
Married 760 931 1.4 0.4 - 2.4
Not Married 634 1,879 3.5 1.8 - 5.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 646 1,069 2.0 0.6 - 3.4
On Medicaid 745 1,741 2.7 1.3 - 4.1

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.