Prenatal care counseling about preterm birth

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,365 80,462 73.7 70.8 - 76.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 354 19,893 68.2 62.4 - 73.9
Non-Hispanic Black 332 19,223 78.6 72.6 - 84.6
Non-Hispanic Other 222 11,669 67.6 60.0 - 75.2
Hispanic 457 29,677 77.4 72.8 - 82.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 81 6,709 78.6 66.4 - 90.9
20-24 years old 222 14,811 79.1 72.9 - 85.4
25-34 years old 742 42,281 71.4 67.4 - 75.3
35 years old or more 320 16,662 73.3 67.1 - 79.4
Education
Less than high school 321 19,441 77.8 72.2 - 83.5
High school graduate 292 18,681 74.9 69.0 - 80.9
More than high school 749 42,340 71.5 67.5 - 75.6
Marital Status
Married 755 42,495 69.9 66.0 - 73.9
Not Married 610 37,968 78.4 74.2 - 82.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 634 34,172 71.4 67.0 - 75.7
On Medicaid 731 46,291 75.4 71.6 - 79.3

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.