Alcohol use during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,949 19,061 8.7 7.2 - 10.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,160 11,512 10.7 8.6 - 12.9
Non-Hispanic Black 594 2,421 7.7 3.0 - 12.4
Non-Hispanic Other 372 1,120 3.9 1.6 - 6.2
Hispanic 823 4,009 7.7 5.0 - 10.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 632 470 3.6 0.0 - 7.3
20-24 years old 426 2,625 6.3 3.0 - 9.6
25-34 years old 1,284 9,677 8.4 6.5 - 10.3
35 years old or more 607 6,289 12.6 9.1 - 16.1
Education
Less than high school 746 1,453 3.3 1.0 - 5.6
High school graduate 639 2,825 6.2 3.2 - 9.3
More than high school 1,554 14,782 11.4 9.4 - 13.5
Marital Status
Married 1,472 12,404 9.7 7.8 - 11.6
Not Married 1,477 6,657 7.3 5.0 - 9.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,427 14,045 11.9 9.7 - 14.1
On Medicaid 1,522 5,016 4.9 3.2 - 6.7

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.