Prenatal care counseling about preterm birth

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,333 167,091 74.5 72.3 - 76.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,030 78,529 72.9 69.5 - 76.3
Non-Hispanic Black 408 27,219 81.9 76.9 - 87.0
Non-Hispanic Other 283 16,978 69.8 63.1 - 76.4
Hispanic 612 44,366 75.3 71.0 - 79.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 150 14,081 84.1 76.4 - 91.7
20-24 years old 413 34,300 76.7 71.5 - 81.9
25-34 years old 1,264 90,780 74.2 71.2 - 77.3
35 years old or more 506 27,930 69.0 63.6 - 74.3
Education
Less than high school 424 32,615 74.1 68.7 - 79.6
High school graduate 515 39,854 75.1 70.4 - 79.9
More than high school 1,382 94,110 74.4 71.5 - 77.3
Marital Status
Married 1,357 93,762 71.4 68.4 - 74.4
Not Married 976 73,329 78.9 75.5 - 82.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,318 90,378 71.9 68.8 - 75.0
On Medicaid 1,015 76,713 77.8 74.5 - 81.1

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.