Checked for high blood pressure before pregnancy*

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,610 64,443 29.6 27.2 - 31.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,043 30,468 28.5 25.0 - 32.0
Non-Hispanic Black 531 9,577 30.7 24.5 - 36.9
Non-Hispanic Other 334 7,393 28.2 22.0 - 34.4
Hispanic 702 17,003 31.8 27.1 - 36.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 428 2,837 32.4 21.3 - 43.5
20-24 years old 409 10,992 25.9 20.4 - 31.4
25-34 years old 1,225 34,913 29.4 26.2 - 32.6
35 years old or more 548 15,700 32.8 27.8 - 37.7
Education
Less than high school 609 11,296 30.5 24.8 - 36.3
High school graduate 603 13,805 26.9 21.9 - 31.9
More than high school 1,390 39,066 30.2 27.2 - 33.2
Marital Status
Married 1,364 38,488 29.6 26.6 - 32.6
Not Married 1,246 25,954 29.6 25.7 - 33.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,311 38,377 32.2 29.0 - 35.5
On Medicaid 1,298 26,066 26.4 23.0 - 29.8

*Women were asked about the 12 months before pregnancy.

Note: This question was changed in 2012, therefore prevalence cannot be compared to 2011 or earlier.

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.