Checked/ treated for high blood pressure before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,009 8,245 7.2 5.2 - 9.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 691 4,062 5.1 3.2 - 7.1
Non-Hispanic Black 103 1,351 12.9 3.9 - 21.9
Non-Hispanic Other 66 614 11.2 0.7 - 21.7
Hispanic 149 2,219 11.7 4.7 - 18.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 80 1,733 16.9 5.5 - 28.3
20-24 years old 160 1,384 6.4 1.6 - 11.3
25-34 years old 569 2,842 4.4 2.4 - 6.4
35 years old or more 200 2,285 12.5 6.3 - 18.6
Education
Less than high school 164 2,503 12.6 5.5 - 19.8
High school graduate 199 1,567 6.3 2.0 - 10.5
More than high school 637 4,175 6.1 3.9 - 8.3
Marital Status
Married 640 4,436 6.2 4.0 - 8.4
Not Married 369 3,809 8.9 4.8 - 13.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 652 4,412 6.2 3.9 - 8.5
On Medicaid 357 3,833 8.9 5.0 - 12.9

*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.