Women who were trying to become pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2005

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,012 36,998 47.8 43.9 - 51.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 271 14,995 65.5 58.4 - 72.6
Non-Hispanic Black 275 6,299 36.3 28.8 - 43.7
Non-Hispanic Other 117 5,436 61.7 49.9 - 73.4
Hispanic 349 10,268 36.2 30.1 - 42.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 69 851 16.9 5.7 - 28.2
20-24 years old 206 7,149 42.3 33.8 - 50.8
25-34 years old 508 19,823 50.5 45.0 - 56.0
35 years old or more 229 9,175 56.5 48.2 - 64.7
Education
Less than high school 192 5,627 36.8 28.1 - 45.4
High school graduate 332 11,557 44.6 37.6 - 51.6
More than high school 484 19,615 54.6 49.1 - 60.0
Marital Status
Married 552 26,856 61.2 56.1 - 66.2
Not Married 460 10,142 30.3 24.9 - 35.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 436 18,618 57.7 51.8 - 63.5
On Medicaid 576 18,380 40.7 35.6 - 45.9

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.