Women using birth control after delivery*

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,552 156,322 72.9 70.6 - 75.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,019 74,101 70.8 67.2 - 74.3
Non-Hispanic Black 517 23,395 74.8 68.6 - 81.1
Non-Hispanic Other 329 18,728 73.1 66.8 - 79.3
Hispanic 687 40,097 76.1 71.7 - 80.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 421 6,968 80.1 70.8 - 89.4
20-24 years old 402 31,279 74.7 69.3 - 80.2
25-34 years old 1,202 88,537 75.3 72.2 - 78.4
35 years old or more 527 29,538 64.0 58.6 - 69.3
Education
Less than high school 595 26,444 72.5 66.5 - 78.4
High school graduate 589 35,076 69.5 64.3 - 74.7
More than high school 1,360 94,755 74.6 71.7 - 77.5
Marital Status
Married 1,331 90,817 71.4 68.3 - 74.4
Not Married 1,221 65,505 75.2 71.5 - 79.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,291 86,302 73.1 69.9 - 76.2
On Medicaid 1,260 69,897 72.8 69.1 - 76.4

*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.