Physical abuse during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 3,008 4,500 2.0 1.3 - 2.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,177 1,339 1.2 0.3 - 2.1
Non-Hispanic Black 615 856 2.6 0.0 - 5.1
Non-Hispanic Other 382 180 0.6 0.0 - 1.4
Hispanic 834 2,124 4.0 2.1 - 6.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 638 363 2.8 0.0 - 5.9
20-24 years old 438 1,285 3.0 1.0 - 5.1
25-34 years old 1,313 1,929 1.6 0.7 - 2.6
35 years old or more 619 923 1.8 0.4 - 3.3
Education
Less than high school 761 1,353 3.0 0.7 - 5.3
High school graduate 652 1,195 2.6 0.9 - 4.2
More than high school 1,585 1,948 1.5 0.7 - 2.3
Marital Status
Married 1,498 482 0.4 0.0 - 0.7
Not Married 1,510 4,018 4.3 2.6 - 5.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,458 806 0.7 0.1 - 1.2
On Medicaid 1,550 3,694 3.6 2.1 - 5.0

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.