Women who were trying to become pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2004

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 751 24,980 43.3 38.9 - 47.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 183 9,252 58.9 50.4 - 67.3
Non-Hispanic Black 223 3,836 26.3 18.5 - 34.0
Non-Hispanic Other 77 3,321 58.4 44.7 - 72.2
Hispanic 268 8,571 39.6 32.4 - 46.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 53 1,312 31.2 15.6 - 46.8
20-24 years old 152 4,653 37.5 28.0 - 46.9
25-34 years old 396 12,936 42.9 36.9 - 48.9
35 years old or more 150 6,079 55.8 45.6 - 66.1
Education
Less than high school 165 5,151 37.1 28.1 - 46.1
High school graduate 223 5,717 32.8 25.2 - 40.5
More than high school 362 14,112 53.8 47.3 - 60.3
Marital Status
Married 379 15,716 53.1 46.9 - 59.2
Not Married 372 9,264 33.0 26.9 - 39.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 326 13,192 55.8 48.9 - 62.7
On Medicaid 425 11,788 34.7 29.1 - 40.2

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.