Postpartum contraception use

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,917 159,424 73.4 71.0 - 75.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,150 78,074 73.0 69.7 - 76.4
Non-Hispanic Black 589 21,687 69.4 62.1 - 76.8
Non-Hispanic Other 365 21,291 75.3 69.3 - 81.4
Hispanic 813 38,372 75.4 70.8 - 79.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 619 10,069 78.5 69.4 - 87.6
20-24 years old 419 28,391 69.9 64.2 - 75.5
25-34 years old 1,279 88,003 76.4 73.3 - 79.5
35 years old or more 600 32,960 67.7 62.4 - 73.0
Education
Less than high school 728 30,688 72.7 66.9 - 78.6
High school graduate 631 31,699 70.7 65.2 - 76.1
More than high school 1,548 96,154 74.4 71.4 - 77.3
Marital Status
Married 1,456 91,051 72.1 69.0 - 75.2
Not Married 1,461 68,373 75.1 71.4 - 78.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,420 87,771 74.4 71.2 - 77.5
On Medicaid 1,497 71,653 72.2 68.6 - 75.8

*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.