Women who were trying to become pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,604 120,695 51.7 49.2 - 54.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,196 72,492 60.4 56.9 - 63.9
Non-Hispanic Black 531 11,955 32.5 26.8 - 38.1
Non-Hispanic Other 230 11,693 63.6 55.4 - 71.7
Hispanic 647 24,554 42.2 37.3 - 47.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 173 2,844 17.0 9.9 - 24.1
20-24 years old 512 20,944 41.7 36.2 - 47.3
25-34 years old 1,343 69,118 57.5 54.1 - 60.8
35 years old or more 576 27,788 60.1 54.9 - 65.2
Education
Less than high school 448 19,393 40.8 34.7 - 46.9
High school graduate 697 26,607 43.2 38.5 - 47.9
More than high school 1,442 73,962 60.3 57.1 - 63.4
Marital Status
Married 1,555 92,490 66.0 63.0 - 68.9
Not Married 1,049 28,205 30.3 26.6 - 33.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,397 79,925 64.9 61.7 - 68.1
On Medicaid 1,206 40,759 37.0 33.4 - 40.5

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.