Checked/ treated for high blood pressure before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,044 8,732 7.9 5.8 - 10.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 709 3,805 5.1 3.1 - 7.1
Non-Hispanic Black 98 1,939 20.7 8.9 - 32.5
Non-Hispanic Other 97 1,065 10.4 2.2 - 18.6
Hispanic 140 1,923 11.9 5.0 - 18.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 60 976 11.9 1.4 - 22.5
20-24 years old 184 1,908 9.0 3.6 - 14.3
25-34 years old 586 4,254 7.2 4.4 - 9.9
35 years old or more 214 1,595 7.5 3.2 - 11.7
Education
Less than high school 163 3,134 15.2 8.0 - 22.5
High school graduate 201 2,086 9.6 4.4 - 14.8
More than high school 675 3,512 5.2 3.2 - 7.3
Marital Status
Married 657 5,473 8.0 5.4 - 10.7
Not Married 387 3,259 7.7 4.3 - 11.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 661 4,275 6.4 4.0 - 8.7
On Medicaid 383 4,457 10.4 6.4 - 14.4

*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.