Women using birth control after delivery*

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,206 78,378 72.9 69.1 - 76.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 655 51,828 72.7 68.2 - 77.2
Non-Hispanic Black 224 8,515 75.1 62.4 - 87.9
Non-Hispanic Other 94 5,110 69.4 55.7 - 83.1
Hispanic 233 12,924 73.4 63.9 - 82.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 362 3,936 74.9 61.5 - 88.3
20-24 years old 169 17,157 76.4 68.1 - 84.7
25-34 years old 477 44,237 76.1 71.1 - 81.0
35 years old or more 198 13,048 60.1 51.2 - 68.9
Education
Less than high school 325 11,008 64.4 54.0 - 74.9
High school graduate 280 19,558 75.6 67.8 - 83.4
More than high school 596 47,795 74.3 69.7 - 78.8
Marital Status
Married 551 45,624 71.6 66.9 - 76.3
Not Married 655 32,754 74.7 68.5 - 80.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 601 45,504 72.8 68.0 - 77.5
On Medicaid 605 32,874 73.0 66.9 - 79.0

*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.