Counseling on postpartum birth control use

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,751 183,150 88.2 86.6 - 89.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,091 91,020 90.1 87.8 - 92.5
Non-Hispanic Black 532 26,273 88.7 84.4 - 92.9
Non-Hispanic Other 359 23,353 84.0 79.3 - 88.7
Hispanic 769 42,503 86.5 83.2 - 89.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 525 10,218 86.3 79.2 - 93.5
20-24 years old 402 33,999 87.3 83.1 - 91.4
25-34 years old 1,237 98,289 89.8 87.7 - 92.0
35 years old or more 587 40,644 85.9 82.4 - 89.4
Education
Less than high school 645 31,639 83.8 79.1 - 88.6
High school graduate 591 37,095 85.1 81.0 - 89.2
More than high school 1,506 113,488 90.6 88.8 - 92.4
Marital Status
Married 1,415 106,220 87.6 85.5 - 89.8
Not Married 1,336 76,929 89.1 86.6 - 91.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,373 100,726 88.9 86.8 - 91.0
On Medicaid 1,378 82,423 87.5 84.9 - 90.0

*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.