Checked/ treated for high blood pressure before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,446 20,554 9.3 7.8 - 10.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,098 6,667 6.2 4.5 - 7.9
Non-Hispanic Black 427 5,290 16.4 11.3 - 21.5
Non-Hispanic Other 345 3,229 10.7 6.5 - 14.8
Hispanic 576 5,367 10.4 7.2 - 13.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 121 2,292 16.1 7.6 - 24.7
20-24 years old 418 3,637 8.7 5.3 - 12.1
25-34 years old 1,354 10,277 8.5 6.6 - 10.4
35 years old or more 553 4,347 9.7 6.6 - 12.7
Education
Less than high school 436 6,611 15.1 10.7 - 19.5
High school graduate 496 4,570 10.0 6.6 - 13.4
More than high school 1,507 9,226 7.0 5.5 - 8.5
Marital Status
Married 1,477 11,180 8.4 6.6 - 10.2
Not Married 969 9,373 10.5 8.1 - 13.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,337 9,521 8.0 6.2 - 9.8
On Medicaid 1,109 11,032 10.7 8.4 - 13.1

*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.