Prenatal care counseling about preterm birth

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,468 76,228 70.0 67.1 - 73.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 423 25,335 71.1 66.0 - 76.1
Non-Hispanic Black 318 15,878 75.6 69.0 - 82.1
Non-Hispanic Other 251 11,890 61.9 54.4 - 69.3
Hispanic 476 23,125 70.2 65.0 - 75.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 65 3,255 74.4 60.7 - 88.1
20-24 years old 264 14,923 69.1 62.4 - 75.9
25-34 years old 758 39,628 69.0 64.9 - 73.0
35 years old or more 381 18,421 72.5 66.7 - 78.4
Education
Less than high school 294 15,769 72.4 66.0 - 78.8
High school graduate 313 14,805 63.1 56.2 - 69.9
More than high school 860 45,655 72.1 68.4 - 75.8
Marital Status
Married 842 43,396 67.6 63.8 - 71.5
Not Married 626 32,832 73.5 69.0 - 78.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 744 38,940 70.8 66.7 - 74.8
On Medicaid 724 37,288 69.3 65.1 - 73.6

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.