Checked/ treated for high blood pressure before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,402 11,822 10.6 8.6 - 12.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 389 2,862 8.6 5.3 - 11.9
Non-Hispanic Black 329 3,351 14.7 9.4 - 20.0
Non-Hispanic Other 248 2,164 10.8 6.1 - 15.5
Hispanic 436 3,444 9.6 6.3 - 13.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 61 1,317 21.9 7.8 - 36.0
20-24 years old 234 1,730 8.4 4.2 - 12.6
25-34 years old 768 6,023 9.8 7.2 - 12.3
35 years old or more 339 2,752 11.7 7.3 - 16.0
Education
Less than high school 273 3,477 15.0 9.6 - 20.3
High school graduate 295 2,484 10.3 5.9 - 14.7
More than high school 832 5,715 8.9 6.6 - 11.2
Marital Status
Married 820 5,707 8.8 6.4 - 11.1
Not Married 582 6,115 13.1 9.6 - 16.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 676 5,247 10.1 7.3 - 12.9
On Medicaid 726 6,575 11.0 8.1 - 13.8

*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.