Alcohol use before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,378 43,499 39.9 36.8 - 43.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 375 18,164 52.5 46.7 - 58.3
Non-Hispanic Black 297 7,976 40.2 32.8 - 47.6
Non-Hispanic Other 239 5,079 27.6 20.7 - 34.5
Hispanic 467 12,280 34.0 28.8 - 39.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 59 622 17.4 3.3 - 31.5
20-24 years old 238 4,477 22.7 16.4 - 29.0
25-34 years old 738 25,557 42.3 38.0 - 46.5
35 years old or more 343 12,844 50.9 44.3 - 57.5
Education
Less than high school 281 2,800 13.9 8.9 - 18.8
High school graduate 316 6,259 25.1 19.2 - 31.0
More than high school 778 34,425 53.9 49.7 - 58.1
Marital Status
Married 802 28,488 43.6 39.5 - 47.7
Not Married 576 15,011 34.4 29.5 - 39.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 704 30,922 54.5 50.1 - 58.9
On Medicaid 673 12,577 24.1 20.1 - 28.1

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.