Women who were trying to become pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,398 61,228 55.3 52.1 - 58.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 388 24,331 73.7 68.5 - 79.0
Non-Hispanic Black 331 9,484 41.3 34.1 - 48.6
Non-Hispanic Other 244 11,908 62.4 54.9 - 69.9
Hispanic 435 15,505 43.5 37.8 - 49.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 61 2,004 33.3 17.2 - 49.4
20-24 years old 235 9,865 47.9 40.2 - 55.5
25-34 years old 762 33,828 55.8 51.5 - 60.1
35 years old or more 340 15,530 66.3 59.8 - 72.8
Education
Less than high school 266 10,362 45.6 38.2 - 53.0
High school graduate 302 11,405 46.9 39.9 - 53.9
More than high school 828 39,314 61.9 57.8 - 66.1
Marital Status
Married 819 43,544 68.1 64.1 - 72.0
Not Married 579 17,684 37.9 32.9 - 42.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 650 33,018 66.1 61.5 - 70.7
On Medicaid 748 28,209 46.5 42.0 - 50.9

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.