Women using birth control after delivery*

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,346 77,944 73.0 70.1 - 75.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 364 22,273 66.6 61.0 - 72.1
Non-Hispanic Black 293 14,880 74.7 68.1 - 81.2
Non-Hispanic Other 235 13,618 74.5 67.7 - 81.3
Hispanic 454 27,173 77.5 72.8 - 82.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 59 3,032 88.0 77.4 - 98.5
20-24 years old 233 14,121 72.8 65.9 - 79.6
25-34 years old 725 44,300 74.6 70.7 - 78.4
35 years old or more 329 16,490 67.4 61.2 - 73.7
Education
Less than high school 270 15,437 79.5 73.5 - 85.5
High school graduate 309 15,517 63.1 56.4 - 69.8
More than high school 764 46,960 74.9 71.3 - 78.6
Marital Status
Married 780 45,192 71.2 67.3 - 75.0
Not Married 566 32,751 75.8 71.4 - 80.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 690 40,798 73.4 69.4 - 77.3
On Medicaid 655 37,023 72.6 68.4 - 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.