Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 645 20,453 43.6 38.8 - 48.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 92 2,899 33.8 22.8 - 44.8
Non-Hispanic Black 208 6,011 42.5 33.5 - 51.5
Non-Hispanic Other 80 2,592 39.2 26.4 - 52.0
Hispanic 265 8,951 51.0 43.2 - 58.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 52 1,710 48.9 32.1 - 65.7
20-24 years old 156 4,829 38.6 29.2 - 48.1
25-34 years old 308 9,651 43.1 36.1 - 50.0
35 years old or more 129 4,264 50.3 38.7 - 61.9
Education
Less than high school 166 5,452 47.1 37.2 - 56.9
High school graduate 168 5,326 44.4 34.6 - 54.1
More than high school 310 9,675 41.9 35.1 - 48.8
Marital Status
Married 245 8,385 43.1 35.6 - 50.6
Not Married 400 12,068 44.0 37.6 - 50.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 228 6,310 35.6 27.9 - 43.2
On Medicaid 417 14,143 48.5 42.3 - 54.7

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.