Poor mental health status* during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2000

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,236 8,734 7.1 5.3 - 8.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 960 5,361 5.6 3.8 - 7.4
Non-Hispanic Black 132 1,280 11.5 4.1 - 19.0
Non-Hispanic Other 43 540 13.2 0.3 - 26.1
Hispanic 101 1,553 12.6 4.1 - 21.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 96 491 4.3 0.0 - 9.7
20-24 years old 205 3,177 13.3 7.5 - 19.2
25-34 years old 676 3,216 4.9 2.9 - 7.0
35 years old or more 259 1,851 8.2 3.8 - 12.5
Education
Less than high school 149 1,558 8.3 2.6 - 14.0
High school graduate 359 3,838 10.0 6.3 - 13.7
More than high school 714 3,296 5.1 3.0 - 7.2
Marital Status
Married 882 3,333 3.9 2.4 - 5.5
Not Married 354 5,400 14.2 9.5 - 19.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 914 4,588 5.2 3.4 - 7.0
On Medicaid 322 4,146 11.9 7.4 - 16.4

*Poor mental health status during pregnancy includes respondents who describe the time during their
most recent pregnancy as a very hard time or one of the worst times of their life.

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.