Counseling on postpartum birth control use*

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,417 175,194 85.8 84.0 - 87.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 962 88,670 89.1 86.7 - 91.5
Non-Hispanic Black 483 26,491 87.8 83.3 - 92.3
Non-Hispanic Other 322 20,443 82.6 77.4 - 87.9
Hispanic 650 39,591 79.7 75.6 - 83.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 359 6,368 80.9 70.8 - 91.0
20-24 years old 376 32,276 85.0 80.8 - 89.3
25-34 years old 1,168 99,507 87.7 85.4 - 90.0
35 years old or more 514 37,042 82.6 78.5 - 86.7
Education
Less than high school 541 26,441 79.7 74.4 - 84.9
High school graduate 548 40,245 86.3 82.6 - 90.1
More than high school 1,321 108,201 87.2 85.1 - 89.4
Marital Status
Married 1,290 106,594 86.9 84.8 - 89.1
Not Married 1,127 68,600 84.1 81.1 - 87.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,240 99,736 87.6 85.4 - 89.8
On Medicaid 1,176 75,336 83.5 80.6 - 86.5

*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.