Women who were trying to become pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,121 111,414 53.6 50.9 - 56.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,029 68,817 65.5 61.9 - 69.0
Non-Hispanic Black 360 7,590 25.8 19.4 - 32.2
Non-Hispanic Other 246 13,996 58.6 50.8 - 66.4
Hispanic 486 21,012 42.4 37.0 - 47.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 101 3,408 31.8 20.4 - 43.3
20-24 years old 412 16,097 39.8 33.7 - 45.9
25-34 years old 1,145 65,536 57.7 54.2 - 61.3
35 years old or more 463 26,374 60.8 55.2 - 66.4
Education
Less than high school 363 14,525 37.9 31.6 - 44.2
High school graduate 478 20,961 43.8 38.1 - 49.6
More than high school 1,269 75,255 62.2 58.9 - 65.5
Marital Status
Married 1,272 84,020 66.7 63.4 - 69.9
Not Married 849 27,394 33.4 29.3 - 37.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,140 73,938 66.4 63.0 - 69.8
On Medicaid 981 37,477 38.8 34.9 - 42.7

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.