Counseling on postpartum birth control use*

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,363 87,433 81.1 78.6 - 83.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 365 28,076 84.4 80.0 - 88.7
Non-Hispanic Black 296 17,243 86.4 81.3 - 91.4
Non-Hispanic Other 240 14,675 78.6 72.2 - 85.0
Hispanic 462 27,438 76.5 71.8 - 81.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 59 2,508 72.3 55.7 - 88.9
20-24 years old 234 14,727 75.8 69.2 - 82.4
25-34 years old 733 50,518 83.9 80.7 - 87.1
35 years old or more 337 19,681 79.8 74.4 - 85.1
Education
Less than high school 278 15,370 76.7 70.4 - 83.1
High school graduate 313 19,810 80.0 74.5 - 85.5
More than high school 769 52,209 83.0 79.8 - 86.1
Marital Status
Married 790 53,092 83.0 79.8 - 86.1
Not Married 573 34,341 78.4 74.2 - 82.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 694 45,656 82.2 78.7 - 85.6
On Medicaid 668 41,655 80.0 76.2 - 83.8

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

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

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.