Checked/ treated for high blood pressure before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,409 13,192 11.7 9.6 - 13.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 360 3,046 10.3 6.4 - 14.1
Non-Hispanic Black 345 4,179 16.3 11.1 - 21.6
Non-Hispanic Other 237 1,777 9.6 5.3 - 14.0
Hispanic 467 4,190 10.7 7.3 - 14.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 84 1,277 14.9 4.2 - 25.6
20-24 years old 231 1,879 9.7 5.1 - 14.2
25-34 years old 761 6,550 10.7 8.0 - 13.3
35 years old or more 333 3,486 14.8 10.0 - 19.6
Education
Less than high school 339 3,887 14.8 10.0 - 19.5
High school graduate 303 3,526 13.5 8.8 - 18.2
More than high school 764 5,779 9.6 6.9 - 12.2
Marital Status
Married 776 6,190 10.0 7.4 - 12.5
Not Married 633 7,002 13.8 10.3 - 17.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 657 4,960 9.9 7.0 - 12.8
On Medicaid 751 8,232 13.1 10.1 - 16.1

*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.