Women who were trying to become pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2000

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,239 64,240 52.1 48.6 - 55.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 958 53,066 55.6 51.6 - 59.6
Non-Hispanic Black 136 3,143 27.2 16.6 - 37.8
Non-Hispanic Other 43 2,820 69.0 50.4 - 87.6
Hispanic 102 5,211 42.7 30.3 - 55.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 99 2,489 21.0 10.3 - 31.8
20-24 years old 208 5,798 24.1 16.9 - 31.3
25-34 years old 673 41,369 64.1 59.5 - 68.7
35 years old or more 259 14,584 64.1 56.6 - 71.7
Education
Less than high school 150 6,327 34.1 23.9 - 44.2
High school graduate 359 16,023 41.6 35.3 - 47.9
More than high school 715 41,210 63.5 59.0 - 68.1
Marital Status
Married 882 56,109 65.8 61.9 - 69.8
Not Married 357 8,131 21.4 15.6 - 27.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 915 53,498 60.4 56.4 - 64.5
On Medicaid 324 10,742 31.0 24.2 - 37.7

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.