Checked/ treated for high blood pressure before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,001 7,214 6.4 4.6 - 8.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 689 3,994 5.0 3.0 - 6.9
Non-Hispanic Black 95 1,719 17.3 7.2 - 27.4
Non-Hispanic Other 68 555 12.3 0.9 - 23.7
Hispanic 149 947 5.5 1.2 - 9.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 62 775 10.4 0.0 - 21.0
20-24 years old 179 2,050 9.3 4.1 - 14.6
25-34 years old 575 3,186 5.0 2.9 - 7.1
35 years old or more 185 1,203 6.4 2.2 - 10.7
Education
Less than high school 136 1,563 9.0 2.4 - 15.5
High school graduate 216 1,380 5.6 2.2 - 9.0
More than high school 647 4,271 6.1 3.9 - 8.4
Marital Status
Married 623 3,647 5.6 3.4 - 7.7
Not Married 378 3,567 7.7 4.3 - 11.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 625 3,913 5.7 3.4 - 7.9
On Medicaid 376 3,302 7.7 4.4 - 11.0

*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.