Checked/ treated for high blood pressure before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,381 20,486 8.9 7.5 - 10.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,043 6,141 5.6 3.9 - 7.3
Non-Hispanic Black 423 5,613 16.4 11.6 - 21.1
Non-Hispanic Other 292 3,054 12.1 7.4 - 16.8
Hispanic 623 5,678 9.4 6.4 - 12.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 154 2,889 16.6 8.8 - 24.4
20-24 years old 422 3,278 7.2 4.1 - 10.2
25-34 years old 1,286 8,913 7.1 5.4 - 8.8
35 years old or more 519 5,405 13.1 9.2 - 17.0
Education
Less than high school 437 6,746 14.6 10.3 - 18.9
High school graduate 538 4,818 8.7 5.9 - 11.6
More than high school 1,394 8,922 7.0 5.3 - 8.6
Marital Status
Married 1,385 9,789 7.3 5.6 - 8.9
Not Married 996 10,696 11.3 8.7 - 13.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,342 8,676 6.7 5.1 - 8.4
On Medicaid 1,039 11,809 11.7 9.2 - 14.2

*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.