Prenatal care counseling about preterm birth

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,367 81,124 74.7 71.9 - 77.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 381 23,123 70.9 65.5 - 76.4
Non-Hispanic Black 325 19,006 84.3 79.3 - 89.3
Non-Hispanic Other 233 11,807 64.5 57.0 - 72.1
Hispanic 428 27,187 77.5 72.6 - 82.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 60 5,071 84.5 72.4 - 96.6
20-24 years old 228 15,796 79.2 73.0 - 85.4
25-34 years old 746 42,656 72.0 68.1 - 76.0
35 years old or more 333 17,600 75.3 69.5 - 81.2
Education
Less than high school 254 16,686 75.6 69.2 - 82.0
High school graduate 289 16,732 72.5 66.1 - 78.9
More than high school 822 47,546 75.2 71.6 - 78.8
Marital Status
Married 806 44,681 70.5 66.7 - 74.4
Not Married 561 36,443 80.6 76.6 - 84.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 669 38,850 75.6 71.6 - 79.6
On Medicaid 698 42,274 74.0 70.0 - 78.0

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.