Poor mental health status* during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2007

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,089 11,368 9.9 7.5 - 12.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 759 6,027 7.7 5.3 - 10.0
Non-Hispanic Black 109 2,890 24.1 11.4 - 36.8
Non-Hispanic Other 68 567 8.8 0.6 - 17.1
Hispanic 153 1,884 10.6 4.7 - 16.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 76 1,356 11.8 2.9 - 20.6
20-24 years old 193 4,056 19.2 11.6 - 26.8
25-34 years old 599 4,465 7.3 4.7 - 10.0
35 years old or more 221 1,492 7.1 2.4 - 11.7
Education
Less than high school 163 1,537 7.4 2.9 - 12.0
High school graduate 233 4,165 16.0 9.6 - 22.4
More than high school 685 5,622 8.3 5.5 - 11.2
Marital Status
Married 703 3,646 5.4 3.3 - 7.4
Not Married 386 7,722 16.5 11.6 - 21.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 697 3,857 5.5 3.3 - 7.8
On Medicaid 392 7,511 16.7 11.8 - 21.6

*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.