Women who were trying to become pregnant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,462 61,816 56.8 53.7 - 60.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 420 26,775 76.1 71.3 - 80.9
Non-Hispanic Black 313 6,682 32.2 25.2 - 39.3
Non-Hispanic Other 257 13,423 65.9 58.9 - 73.0
Hispanic 472 14,937 46.0 40.3 - 51.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 67 689 15.4 4.4 - 26.3
20-24 years old 266 9,595 43.7 36.4 - 50.9
25-34 years old 755 34,704 60.7 56.4 - 64.9
35 years old or more 374 16,828 67.0 60.9 - 73.2
Education
Less than high school 307 10,434 46.0 39.0 - 53.1
High school graduate 309 11,059 48.1 41.0 - 55.2
More than high school 846 40,323 63.9 59.9 - 67.9
Marital Status
Married 833 44,538 69.8 66.0 - 73.6
Not Married 629 17,279 38.4 33.5 - 43.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 726 36,632 67.5 63.3 - 71.8
On Medicaid 736 25,184 46.2 41.7 - 50.7

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.