Prenatal care counseling about preterm birth

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,899 156,725 72.7 70.3 - 75.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,158 79,786 73.9 70.6 - 77.3
Non-Hispanic Black 586 23,262 73.8 66.8 - 80.8
Non-Hispanic Other 350 16,772 65.8 59.1 - 72.4
Hispanic 805 36,904 72.8 68.2 - 77.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 607 8,497 68.6 57.7 - 79.4
20-24 years old 420 28,195 69.9 64.1 - 75.7
25-34 years old 1,274 84,301 73.7 70.5 - 76.9
35 years old or more 598 35,733 73.7 68.8 - 78.7
Education
Less than high school 706 28,749 70.6 64.6 - 76.7
High school graduate 624 30,921 69.8 64.3 - 75.2
More than high school 1,559 96,400 74.4 71.5 - 77.3
Marital Status
Married 1,454 89,185 71.4 68.3 - 74.4
Not Married 1,445 67,540 74.5 70.7 - 78.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,419 86,497 74.0 71.0 - 77.1
On Medicaid 1,480 70,228 71.1 67.4 - 74.8

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.