Poor mental health status* during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,034 7,834 7.1 5.2 - 9.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 702 6,473 8.8 6.1 - 11.4
Non-Hispanic Black 96 399 4.3 0.0 - 9.3
Non-Hispanic Other 97 837 8.2 1.6 - 14.7
Hispanic 139 126 0.8 0.2 - 1.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 60 462 5.6 0.0 - 12.7
20-24 years old 181 1,937 9.1 3.6 - 14.6
25-34 years old 582 3,972 6.7 4.2 - 9.2
35 years old or more 211 1,463 6.9 2.7 - 11.2
Education
Less than high school 158 1,516 7.6 2.1 - 13.0
High school graduate 197 1,593 7.4 2.8 - 12.0
More than high school 674 4,726 7.0 4.7 - 9.3
Marital Status
Married 653 3,889 5.7 3.6 - 7.8
Not Married 381 3,945 9.5 5.7 - 13.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 635 3,576 5.5 3.3 - 7.7
On Medicaid 399 4,259 9.6 5.9 - 13.2

*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.