Postpartum contraception use

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,473 80,088 73.4 70.6 - 76.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 420 23,510 67.1 61.9 - 72.4
Non-Hispanic Black 318 15,482 73.4 66.9 - 80.0
Non-Hispanic Other 261 15,879 77.1 70.9 - 83.3
Hispanic 474 25,217 77.9 73.2 - 82.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 69 3,506 77.3 64.2 - 90.5
20-24 years old 267 14,629 66.0 59.1 - 73.0
25-34 years old 753 44,294 78.0 74.3 - 81.6
35 years old or more 384 17,659 69.1 63.2 - 75.0
Education
Less than high school 303 16,367 74.2 67.8 - 80.5
High school graduate 318 17,466 73.1 66.9 - 79.3
More than high school 851 46,025 73.2 69.6 - 76.9
Marital Status
Married 841 45,699 71.5 67.8 - 75.2
Not Married 632 34,389 76.2 71.9 - 80.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 740 40,531 73.4 69.4 - 77.3
On Medicaid 733 39,557 73.5 69.5 - 77.5

*Women who report using birth control at time of survey

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.