Diagnosed with gestational diabetes during pregnancy*

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,372 13,800 12.7 10.6 - 14.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 373 1,641 4.8 2.3 - 7.3
Non-Hispanic Black 295 2,345 11.8 7.0 - 16.7
Non-Hispanic Other 239 4,075 22.3 15.7 - 28.8
Hispanic 465 5,739 16.0 11.8 - 20.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 58 186 5.4 0.0 - 13.4
20-24 years old 234 2,575 13.4 7.9 - 18.9
25-34 years old 739 8,003 13.3 10.3 - 16.2
35 years old or more 341 3,036 12.0 7.8 - 16.3
Education
Less than high school 280 4,305 21.7 15.5 - 27.9
High school graduate 313 3,337 13.5 8.7 - 18.2
More than high school 776 6,159 9.7 7.2 - 12.2
Marital Status
Married 798 7,212 11.1 8.5 - 13.8
Not Married 574 6,589 15.1 11.4 - 18.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 703 4,443 7.9 5.5 - 10.3
On Medicaid 668 9,357 18.0 14.4 - 21.7

*Women who were told by a health care worker that they had gestational diabetes during most recent pregnancy.

This report excludes respondents who did not go for prenatal care.

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.