Alcohol use during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,485 10,943 9.9 8.0 - 11.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 424 5,930 16.7 12.7 - 20.7
Non-Hispanic Black 317 1,139 5.4 1.9 - 9.0
Non-Hispanic Other 263 1,111 5.4 2.2 - 8.5
Hispanic 481 2,763 8.3 5.1 - 11.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 69 144 3.2 0.0 - 8.0
20-24 years old 270 1,383 6.2 2.5 - 9.9
25-34 years old 758 5,662 9.9 7.3 - 12.5
35 years old or more 388 3,754 14.2 9.9 - 18.5
Education
Less than high school 312 769 3.3 1.0 - 5.6
High school graduate 319 1,252 5.3 2.1 - 8.4
More than high school 853 8,922 14.1 11.3 - 17.0
Marital Status
Married 851 7,507 11.5 9.0 - 14.0
Not Married 634 3,436 7.6 4.8 - 10.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 742 8,223 14.9 11.7 - 18.0
On Medicaid 743 2,720 4.9 3.0 - 6.9

Note: NYC data are not available

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.