Women who were trying to become pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,113 64,532 56.2 52.5 - 59.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 771 50,862 63.0 58.8 - 67.1
Non-Hispanic Black 113 2,346 22.3 10.6 - 34.1
Non-Hispanic Other 75 4,629 63.0 49.1 - 76.9
Hispanic 154 6,695 41.3 31.3 - 51.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 51 1,585 30.0 13.4 - 46.6
20-24 years old 209 8,556 41.2 32.3 - 50.1
25-34 years old 621 39,792 60.6 55.8 - 65.4
35 years old or more 232 14,599 63.0 55.4 - 70.6
Education
Less than high school 140 5,526 35.1 24.8 - 45.3
High school graduate 237 11,194 45.3 37.0 - 53.6
More than high school 728 47,310 64.0 59.8 - 68.3
Marital Status
Married 730 52,466 68.7 64.5 - 72.8
Not Married 383 12,066 31.4 25.2 - 37.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 696 49,856 68.6 64.4 - 72.8
On Medicaid 417 14,677 34.8 28.8 - 40.8

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.