Discussed family medical history before pregnancy*

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,387 39,522 36.0 32.9 - 39.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 381 12,968 37.2 31.7 - 42.7
Non-Hispanic Black 301 8,003 39.7 32.4 - 47.1
Non-Hispanic Other 239 5,788 31.0 23.9 - 38.1
Hispanic 466 12,763 35.3 30.0 - 40.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 58 1,070 31.1 14.5 - 47.7
20-24 years old 240 5,158 26.1 19.4 - 32.9
25-34 years old 743 22,974 37.7 33.5 - 41.9
35 years old or more 346 10,320 40.2 33.8 - 46.5
Education
Less than high school 280 6,969 34.7 27.7 - 41.8
High school graduate 317 7,667 30.6 24.4 - 36.9
More than high school 787 24,841 38.4 34.4 - 42.5
Marital Status
Married 807 24,729 37.7 33.7 - 41.7
Not Married 580 14,793 33.4 28.6 - 38.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 708 22,804 40.1 35.8 - 44.4
On Medicaid 678 16,718 31.6 27.3 - 36.0

*Women were asked about the 12 months before pregnancy.

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.