Counseling on postpartum birth control use

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,493 92,946 84.0 81.6 - 86.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 423 30,507 86.5 82.6 - 90.4
Non-Hispanic Black 318 17,838 84.6 78.9 - 90.2
Non-Hispanic Other 270 17,150 80.8 75.2 - 86.4
Hispanic 482 27,450 82.9 78.6 - 87.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 69 3,156 71.5 56.8 - 86.1
20-24 years old 269 18,447 82.5 76.9 - 88.1
25-34 years old 768 50,368 87.0 84.0 - 89.9
35 years old or more 387 20,974 80.7 75.7 - 85.7
Education
Less than high school 312 18,172 79.4 73.7 - 85.1
High school graduate 320 19,570 81.6 76.0 - 87.1
More than high school 860 54,973 86.5 83.6 - 89.3
Marital Status
Married 852 54,181 83.7 80.6 - 86.7
Not Married 641 38,764 84.4 80.7 - 88.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 744 46,298 83.4 80.1 - 86.8
On Medicaid 749 46,648 84.5 81.2 - 87.8

*This question was not asked in NYC during 2009-2011

This report excludes respondents who did not go for prenatal care.

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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.