Physical abuse during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,532 2,222 1.9 1.1 - 2.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 433 127 0.4 0.0 - 1.0
Non-Hispanic Black 335 359 1.6 0.0 - 3.2
Non-Hispanic Other 273 121 0.6 0.0 - 1.6
Hispanic 491 1,615 4.8 2.3 - 7.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 72 . 0.0 NA
20-24 years old 278 807 3.5 0.7 - 6.2
25-34 years old 783 915 1.5 0.6 - 2.5
35 years old or more 399 500 1.9 0.2 - 3.5
Education
Less than high school 325 360 1.5 0.0 - 3.0
High school graduate 328 886 3.6 1.0 - 6.2
More than high school 878 976 1.5 0.5 - 2.5
Marital Status
Married 872 450 0.7 0.0 - 1.3
Not Married 660 1,771 3.7 1.9 - 5.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 766 509 0.9 0.1 - 1.7
On Medicaid 766 1,712 3.0 1.5 - 4.5

Note: This question was changed in 2013, therefore prevalence cannot be compared to 2011 or earlier.

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.