Women who were trying to become pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,008 46,882 50.3 46.5 - 54.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 258 17,955 73.8 67.2 - 80.5
Non-Hispanic Black 247 5,243 27.7 20.2 - 35.2
Non-Hispanic Other 171 9,367 56.6 47.2 - 66.0
Hispanic 332 14,317 42.9 36.5 - 49.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 50 1,823 33.6 17.9 - 49.3
20-24 years old 203 7,540 38.3 30.0 - 46.6
25-34 years old 524 25,744 53.8 48.4 - 59.1
35 years old or more 231 11,775 58.3 50.2 - 66.5
Education
Less than high school 223 8,998 39.8 31.9 - 47.7
High school graduate 241 9,766 42.3 34.5 - 50.1
More than high school 541 27,946 59.3 54.1 - 64.5
Marital Status
Married 542 31,554 63.6 58.5 - 68.7
Not Married 466 15,328 35.2 29.8 - 40.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 444 24,082 62.3 56.6 - 68.1
On Medicaid 564 22,800 41.8 36.7 - 46.9

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.