Women who were trying to become pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,353 59,229 51.9 48.6 - 55.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 350 22,627 75.1 69.5 - 80.6
Non-Hispanic Black 313 7,923 34.4 27.4 - 41.3
Non-Hispanic Other 221 10,779 55.9 47.8 - 63.9
Hispanic 469 17,900 43.0 37.5 - 48.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 76 1,487 20.0 9.1 - 30.9
20-24 years old 256 8,461 35.5 28.4 - 42.6
25-34 years old 706 35,088 58.5 54.0 - 63.0
35 years old or more 315 14,193 62.1 55.0 - 69.1
Education
Less than high school 271 9,793 37.2 30.2 - 44.2
High school graduate 333 15,092 50.8 44.3 - 57.4
More than high school 746 34,344 59.3 54.8 - 63.8
Marital Status
Married 737 41,230 66.1 61.8 - 70.3
Not Married 616 18,000 34.8 30.1 - 39.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 629 34,358 66.4 61.8 - 71.0
On Medicaid 721 24,843 39.9 35.4 - 44.3

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.