Discussed family medical history before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,511 37,924 33.7 30.7 - 36.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 428 13,343 37.3 32.1 - 42.6
Non-Hispanic Black 333 7,676 34.1 27.3 - 40.9
Non-Hispanic Other 268 5,619 26.8 20.2 - 33.4
Hispanic 482 11,286 33.7 28.4 - 39.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 70 852 18.4 7.3 - 29.5
20-24 years old 275 6,498 28.2 21.7 - 34.6
25-34 years old 772 21,227 36.4 32.2 - 40.5
35 years old or more 394 9,347 35.1 29.1 - 41.2
Education
Less than high school 316 7,938 33.9 27.3 - 40.5
High school graduate 325 7,230 29.5 23.2 - 35.8
More than high school 869 22,757 35.3 31.4 - 39.1
Marital Status
Married 859 23,045 35.0 31.2 - 38.9
Not Married 652 14,880 31.7 27.1 - 36.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 759 21,347 37.6 33.4 - 41.8
On Medicaid 752 16,578 29.6 25.6 - 33.7

*Women were asked about the 12 months before pregnancy

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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.