Prenatal care counseling about preterm birth

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,340 82,120 73.0 70.1 - 76.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 349 19,339 64.6 58.4 - 70.7
Non-Hispanic Black 306 18,635 82.6 77.2 - 87.9
Non-Hispanic Other 219 13,382 70.3 63.0 - 77.7
Hispanic 466 30,764 75.3 70.5 - 80.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 73 6,040 85.4 76.1 - 94.8
20-24 years old 255 18,019 76.9 70.6 - 83.2
25-34 years old 704 42,637 71.6 67.5 - 75.7
35 years old or more 308 15,423 68.9 62.2 - 75.6
Education
Less than high school 262 18,217 74.0 67.4 - 80.5
High school graduate 323 21,417 74.2 68.5 - 80.0
More than high school 752 42,267 72.0 68.0 - 76.0
Marital Status
Married 726 42,289 68.9 64.7 - 73.0
Not Married 614 39,831 78.1 74.0 - 82.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 679 40,551 71.8 67.6 - 75.9
On Medicaid 661 41,569 74.4 70.2 - 78.5

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

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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.