Poor mental health status* during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2003

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,215 9,126 7.6 5.7 - 9.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 925 5,830 6.4 4.4 - 8.3
Non-Hispanic Black 127 1,438 12.9 5.4 - 20.4
Non-Hispanic Other 60 433 7.0 0.0 - 15.4
Hispanic 103 1,425 13.4 4.5 - 22.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 76 582 6.3 0.0 - 13.3
20-24 years old 207 2,110 9.6 4.7 - 14.5
25-34 years old 658 4,486 7.0 4.6 - 9.5
35 years old or more 274 1,949 7.9 3.7 - 12.2
Education
Less than high school 165 1,331 7.2 2.3 - 12.1
High school graduate 319 2,232 7.0 3.3 - 10.6
More than high school 712 5,298 7.9 5.4 - 10.4
Marital Status
Married 866 4,868 5.8 3.9 - 7.8
Not Married 349 4,258 11.8 7.5 - 16.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 858 4,975 6.1 4.0 - 8.1
On Medicaid 357 4,151 11.0 7.0 - 15.1

*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.