Physical abuse 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 1,476 2,278 2.1 0.9 - 3.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 744 1,212 1.7 0.4 - 2.9
Non-Hispanic Black 280 497 4.7 0.0 - 11.9
Non-Hispanic Other 109 60 0.8 0.0 - 1.6
Hispanic 343 510 2.7 0.0 - 5.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 566 363 4.3 0.0 - 9.3
20-24 years old 160 478 2.5 0.0 - 5.5
25-34 years old 530 1,014 1.7 0.1 - 3.4
35 years old or more 220 423 1.8 0.0 - 4.2
Education
Less than high school 436 993 4.8 0.2 - 9.4
High school graduate 324 309 1.4 0.0 - 3.3
More than high school 707 972 1.4 0.2 - 2.7
Marital Status
Married 626 31 0.0 0.0 - 0.1
Not Married 850 2,247 4.8 2.0 - 7.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 692 296 0.5 0.0 - 1.1
On Medicaid 784 1,982 4.2 1.5 - 6.9

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.