Checked for high blood pressure before pregnancy*

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,222 30,049 27.8 24.1 - 31.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 663 20,399 28.3 23.8 - 32.8
Non-Hispanic Black 229 2,898 26.2 14.5 - 37.9
Non-Hispanic Other 94 2,231 29.6 16.2 - 43.1
Hispanic 236 4,521 25.9 16.6 - 35.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 370 1,977 37.2 22.1 - 52.3
20-24 years old 169 5,844 25.8 17.4 - 34.2
25-34 years old 484 16,099 27.7 22.7 - 32.8
35 years old or more 199 6,128 27.8 20.0 - 35.6
Education
Less than high school 331 4,438 25.8 16.7 - 35.0
High school graduate 285 6,608 25.3 17.5 - 33.1
More than high school 601 18,758 29.1 24.4 - 33.7
Marital Status
Married 556 18,018 28.0 23.4 - 32.5
Not Married 666 12,031 27.5 21.4 - 33.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 602 19,022 30.7 25.8 - 35.6
On Medicaid 620 11,027 23.9 18.5 - 29.4

*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.