Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,948 110,368 50.2 47.6 - 52.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,159 68,721 63.9 60.3 - 67.6
Non-Hispanic Black 596 12,662 39.9 32.3 - 47.5
Non-Hispanic Other 372 7,848 27.6 21.6 - 33.6
Hispanic 821 21,137 40.5 35.5 - 45.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 632 3,633 28.2 18.5 - 37.9
20-24 years old 429 19,466 46.5 40.3 - 52.6
25-34 years old 1,283 60,234 52.2 48.6 - 55.8
35 years old or more 604 27,035 54.4 48.9 - 59.9
Education
Less than high school 745 9,529 21.8 16.7 - 26.8
High school graduate 639 16,417 36.0 30.3 - 41.7
More than high school 1,554 83,956 64.8 61.7 - 68.0
Marital Status
Married 1,472 68,286 53.3 50.0 - 56.7
Not Married 1,476 42,081 45.8 41.6 - 50.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,425 74,575 63.3 59.9 - 66.7
On Medicaid 1,523 35,793 35.1 31.3 - 38.9

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.