Poor mental health status* during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2004

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,071 8,472 7.2 5.3 - 9.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 836 6,974 7.7 5.4 - 9.9
Non-Hispanic Black 92 1,063 12.9 4.2 - 21.7
Non-Hispanic Other 53 46 0.9 0.0 - 2.1
Hispanic 90 390 2.9 0.0 - 7.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 66 346 4.2 0.0 - 9.2
20-24 years old 170 2,511 11.5 5.7 - 17.3
25-34 years old 590 4,166 6.6 4.1 - 9.2
35 years old or more 245 1,450 5.8 2.3 - 9.4
Education
Less than high school 139 1,452 7.8 2.1 - 13.5
High school graduate 258 3,351 10.9 6.4 - 15.4
More than high school 667 3,670 5.5 3.4 - 7.6
Marital Status
Married 747 3,815 4.8 3.0 - 6.7
Not Married 324 4,657 12.0 7.6 - 16.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 738 3,349 4.4 2.7 - 6.1
On Medicaid 333 5,123 12.4 8.0 - 16.8

*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.