Women who were trying to become pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2002

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,218 68,025 57.0 53.4 - 60.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 912 56,486 62.3 58.3 - 66.3
Non-Hispanic Black 136 2,976 26.7 16.3 - 37.0
Non-Hispanic Other 48 2,411 54.7 36.0 - 73.4
Hispanic 122 6,152 46.9 35.2 - 58.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 67 1,404 17.4 5.7 - 29.1
20-24 years old 210 7,696 33.4 25.2 - 41.7
25-34 years old 683 43,945 67.7 63.2 - 72.1
35 years old or more 258 14,980 64.1 56.4 - 71.9
Education
Less than high school 138 6,065 34.8 24.0 - 45.6
High school graduate 349 15,367 44.7 38.0 - 51.4
More than high school 710 45,197 68.7 64.5 - 73.0
Marital Status
Married 896 59,920 68.5 64.6 - 72.4
Not Married 322 8,106 25.4 18.9 - 31.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 867 57,915 69.2 65.3 - 73.1
On Medicaid 351 10,111 28.3 21.9 - 34.7

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.