Checked/ treated for high blood pressure before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,372 12,241 10.6 8.6 - 12.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 352 2,080 6.8 3.6 - 10.0
Non-Hispanic Black 320 4,262 17.9 12.4 - 23.5
Non-Hispanic Other 226 2,440 12.4 7.1 - 17.6
Hispanic 474 3,459 8.3 5.3 - 11.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 74 1,155 16.2 6.6 - 25.8
20-24 years old 262 1,894 7.8 4.0 - 11.6
25-34 years old 717 6,071 9.9 7.2 - 12.7
35 years old or more 319 3,120 13.5 8.6 - 18.5
Education
Less than high school 273 4,243 16.1 10.8 - 21.5
High school graduate 339 3,251 10.8 6.9 - 14.6
More than high school 757 4,747 8.1 5.6 - 10.5
Marital Status
Married 745 5,353 8.4 6.0 - 10.8
Not Married 627 6,887 13.2 9.9 - 16.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 690 4,264 7.4 5.0 - 9.8
On Medicaid 682 7,976 13.7 10.5 - 17.0

*Women were asked about the 12 months before pregnancy

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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.