Women who were trying to become pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,350 115,225 50.9 48.3 - 53.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,033 63,694 59.1 55.3 - 62.9
Non-Hispanic Black 414 10,248 30.6 24.6 - 36.6
Non-Hispanic Other 286 14,455 58.4 51.1 - 65.6
Hispanic 617 26,828 44.3 39.3 - 49.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 154 3,211 18.9 10.8 - 26.9
20-24 years old 414 12,091 26.8 21.6 - 32.0
25-34 years old 1,269 74,746 60.6 57.1 - 64.0
35 years old or more 513 25,176 61.5 55.8 - 67.2
Education
Less than high school 432 17,029 37.3 31.4 - 43.1
High school graduate 529 24,072 44.5 39.1 - 49.9
More than high school 1,379 74,087 58.7 55.4 - 62.1
Marital Status
Married 1,371 87,375 65.6 62.4 - 68.8
Not Married 979 27,850 29.8 26.1 - 33.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,251 75,257 62.2 58.8 - 65.7
On Medicaid 1,096 39,939 37.8 34.1 - 41.6

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.