Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,463 42,261 43.2 39.2 - 47.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 403 15,120 39.8 33.2 - 46.3
Non-Hispanic Black 427 8,478 38.1 29.3 - 47.0
Non-Hispanic Other 152 4,310 39.4 28.1 - 50.8
Hispanic 481 14,353 54.1 47.0 - 61.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 511 5,177 52.9 41.4 - 64.4
20-24 years old 260 9,607 39.1 31.2 - 47.0
25-34 years old 490 19,984 44.0 38.0 - 49.9
35 years old or more 202 7,492 41.8 32.1 - 51.5
Education
Less than high school 489 10,207 43.1 34.8 - 51.5
High school graduate 392 9,479 40.6 32.6 - 48.5
More than high school 578 22,570 44.7 39.1 - 50.4
Marital Status
Married 419 16,134 41.3 35.0 - 47.6
Not Married 1,044 26,126 44.5 39.2 - 49.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 478 15,536 38.5 32.3 - 44.8
On Medicaid 985 26,725 46.5 41.2 - 51.8

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.