Women who were using birth control when they became pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 556 18,653 43.5 38.4 - 48.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 79 1,800 22.6 12.2 - 33.0
Non-Hispanic Black 183 5,944 49.1 39.3 - 58.9
Non-Hispanic Other 85 2,682 40.9 28.0 - 53.9
Hispanic 209 8,227 50.7 42.4 - 59.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 31 854 66.3 41.9 - 90.8
20-24 years old 132 4,213 40.7 30.3 - 51.0
25-34 years old 274 10,167 44.7 37.6 - 51.9
35 years old or more 119 3,420 40.4 29.1 - 51.8
Education
Less than high school 125 4,123 52.4 40.7 - 64.1
High school graduate 153 3,912 31.2 22.2 - 40.2
More than high school 276 10,603 47.4 40.2 - 54.6
Marital Status
Married 248 6,509 32.7 25.7 - 39.7
Not Married 308 12,144 53.0 45.9 - 60.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 215 6,628 39.6 31.6 - 47.5
On Medicaid 340 12,025 46.3 39.6 - 53.0

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.