Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 818 21,807 42.9 36.5 - 49.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 311 12,221 41.5 33.6 - 49.3
Non-Hispanic Black 219 2,467 30.5 12.3 - 48.7
Non-Hispanic Other 72 1,718 39.8 18.8 - 60.9
Hispanic 216 5,402 60.0 46.1 - 73.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 459 3,467 55.1 40.0 - 70.2
20-24 years old 104 4,779 39.5 26.7 - 52.4
25-34 years old 182 10,333 44.8 35.2 - 54.5
35 years old or more 73 3,228 34.2 19.2 - 49.1
Education
Less than high school 323 4,755 39.4 26.1 - 52.7
High school graduate 224 4,153 36.5 24.0 - 49.1
More than high school 268 12,894 47.1 38.4 - 55.7
Marital Status
Married 174 7,749 39.5 29.5 - 49.6
Not Married 644 14,059 45.0 36.8 - 53.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 250 9,226 40.9 31.5 - 50.2
On Medicaid 568 12,581 44.5 35.8 - 53.1

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.