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Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,166 73,310 68.9 64.9 - 72.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 632 53,116 75.1 70.7 - 79.6
Non-Hispanic Black 211 3,630 32.4 19.3 - 45.5
Non-Hispanic Other 90 5,399 78.1 65.4 - 90.8
Hispanic 233 11,165 63.3 53.1 - 73.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 349 3,851 74.4 62.3 - 86.5
20-24 years old 159 12,709 58.1 48.1 - 68.0
25-34 years old 467 40,478 70.1 64.7 - 75.4
35 years old or more 191 16,271 75.3 67.2 - 83.4
Education
Less than high school 317 10,900 65.0 54.4 - 75.6
High school graduate 265 15,654 60.9 51.9 - 69.9
More than high school 579 46,756 73.4 68.6 - 78.2
Marital Status
Married 536 47,874 76.1 71.6 - 80.7
Not Married 630 25,435 58.4 51.4 - 65.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 579 45,616 74.3 69.4 - 79.2
On Medicaid 587 27,693 61.5 54.8 - 68.1

This report excludes respondents whose baby has died or is not living with them.

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.