Poor mental health status* during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 994 7,766 7.0 5.0 - 8.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 684 5,136 6.4 4.3 - 8.6
Non-Hispanic Black 95 1,076 11.0 3.0 - 18.9
Non-Hispanic Other 67 412 9.2 0.0 - 21.6
Hispanic 148 1,141 6.6 1.8 - 11.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 62 242 3.2 0.0 - 7.5
20-24 years old 176 2,208 10.2 4.6 - 15.7
25-34 years old 573 4,355 6.8 4.3 - 9.3
35 years old or more 183 961 5.2 1.5 - 8.9
Education
Less than high school 134 493 2.9 0.0 - 6.4
High school graduate 216 1,794 7.2 3.0 - 11.5
More than high school 642 5,479 7.9 5.4 - 10.4
Marital Status
Married 618 3,498 5.4 3.3 - 7.4
Not Married 376 4,268 9.2 5.6 - 12.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 596 3,526 5.4 3.3 - 7.5
On Medicaid 398 4,240 9.2 5.6 - 12.7

*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.