Women who were trying to become pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,503 60,797 52.1 48.9 - 55.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 391 24,804 70.0 64.4 - 75.6
Non-Hispanic Black 420 10,224 37.7 31.3 - 44.1
Non-Hispanic Other 179 9,272 67.0 58.0 - 76.0
Hispanic 513 16,497 40.9 35.8 - 46.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 96 2,294 28.8 16.9 - 40.8
20-24 years old 308 10,850 42.8 35.9 - 49.8
25-34 years old 759 34,062 56.1 51.7 - 60.4
35 years old or more 340 13,591 59.8 53.1 - 66.5
Education
Less than high school 285 10,207 40.9 33.6 - 48.3
High school graduate 454 16,096 45.4 39.7 - 51.2
More than high school 758 34,257 61.2 56.9 - 65.4
Marital Status
Married 833 43,053 66.3 62.3 - 70.2
Not Married 670 17,744 34.3 29.7 - 38.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 684 33,255 65.9 61.4 - 70.3
On Medicaid 818 27,531 41.6 37.3 - 45.8

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.