Postpartum contraception use

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,444 79,336 73.3 69.5 - 77.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 730 54,564 75.9 71.7 - 80.2
Non-Hispanic Black 271 6,205 61.2 43.6 - 78.7
Non-Hispanic Other 104 5,412 70.5 55.6 - 85.3
Hispanic 339 13,155 70.9 61.6 - 80.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 550 6,563 79.2 67.1 - 91.3
20-24 years old 152 13,762 74.5 65.3 - 83.7
25-34 years old 526 43,709 74.9 69.9 - 80.0
35 years old or more 216 15,302 66.1 57.1 - 75.2
Education
Less than high school 425 14,322 71.1 61.0 - 81.2
High school graduate 313 14,233 67.9 58.6 - 77.2
More than high school 697 50,129 75.4 70.9 - 80.0
Marital Status
Married 615 45,352 72.7 67.8 - 77.6
Not Married 829 33,984 74.1 68.0 - 80.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 680 47,239 75.2 70.5 - 80.0
On Medicaid 764 32,097 70.6 64.3 - 76.9

*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.