Women who were trying to become pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2001

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,248 66,452 55.3 51.9 - 58.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 962 55,344 59.4 55.5 - 63.3
Non-Hispanic Black 114 3,151 31.6 19.8 - 43.3
Non-Hispanic Other 53 1,687 41.0 23.2 - 58.9
Hispanic 119 6,270 49.0 37.8 - 60.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 101 1,900 18.4 8.5 - 28.3
20-24 years old 204 6,730 32.0 24.0 - 40.0
25-34 years old 679 41,045 63.2 58.6 - 67.7
35 years old or more 264 16,778 70.7 63.7 - 77.6
Education
Less than high school 170 5,095 30.8 21.6 - 40.1
High school graduate 351 15,625 42.5 36.0 - 49.0
More than high school 707 44,911 68.7 64.4 - 72.9
Marital Status
Married 922 58,816 67.1 63.3 - 70.8
Not Married 326 7,636 23.6 17.5 - 29.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 910 56,915 65.5 61.7 - 69.4
On Medicaid 338 9,537 28.7 22.5 - 35.0

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.