Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,483 48,527 44.0 40.8 - 47.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 422 20,871 59.1 53.6 - 64.6
Non-Hispanic Black 319 7,678 36.3 29.1 - 43.4
Non-Hispanic Other 263 6,027 29.4 22.7 - 36.0
Hispanic 479 13,951 41.8 36.3 - 47.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 69 956 21.2 9.4 - 33.0
20-24 years old 272 8,598 38.1 31.1 - 45.1
25-34 years old 757 25,666 44.9 40.6 - 49.2
35 years old or more 385 13,306 50.9 44.5 - 57.3
Education
Less than high school 311 4,512 19.5 14.0 - 25.0
High school graduate 318 6,035 25.4 19.5 - 31.3
More than high school 853 37,979 60.1 56.1 - 64.1
Marital Status
Married 851 29,411 45.2 41.1 - 49.2
Not Married 632 19,115 42.2 37.3 - 47.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 740 32,560 58.9 54.5 - 63.3
On Medicaid 743 15,967 29.0 24.9 - 33.0

Note: NYC data are not available prior to 2012

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.