Alcohol use during 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 1,464 8,118 7.4 5.2 - 9.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 736 5,581 7.8 5.2 - 10.3
Non-Hispanic Black 277 1,282 12.1 0.2 - 24.0
Non-Hispanic Other 109 9 0.1 0.0 - 0.3
Hispanic 342 1,246 6.6 1.7 - 11.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 563 326 3.9 0.0 - 8.9
20-24 years old 156 1,243 6.5 0.8 - 12.2
25-34 years old 526 4,014 6.9 4.0 - 9.8
35 years old or more 219 2,535 10.8 5.2 - 16.3
Education
Less than high school 434 684 3.3 0.0 - 7.5
High school graduate 320 1,573 7.3 1.9 - 12.7
More than high school 701 5,860 8.8 5.9 - 11.8
Marital Status
Married 621 4,897 7.8 5.0 - 10.6
Not Married 843 3,221 6.9 3.4 - 10.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 685 5,822 9.3 6.2 - 12.4
On Medicaid 779 2,296 4.9 1.8 - 8.0

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.