Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,465 61,841 56.5 52.3 - 60.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 737 47,850 66.3 61.5 - 71.0
Non-Hispanic Black 277 4,984 47.1 29.7 - 64.5
Non-Hispanic Other 109 1,821 23.0 10.5 - 35.5
Hispanic 342 7,186 38.3 28.5 - 48.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 563 2,677 32.0 18.7 - 45.3
20-24 years old 157 10,868 56.2 46.0 - 66.5
25-34 years old 526 34,568 59.4 53.6 - 65.1
35 years old or more 219 13,729 58.3 49.2 - 67.5
Education
Less than high school 434 5,017 24.3 15.5 - 33.2
High school graduate 321 10,382 47.6 37.9 - 57.2
More than high school 701 45,977 69.3 64.5 - 74.1
Marital Status
Married 621 38,875 61.8 56.5 - 67.1
Not Married 844 22,966 49.3 42.5 - 56.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 685 42,015 67.2 62.1 - 72.4
On Medicaid 780 19,826 42.2 35.5 - 48.9

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.