Experienced financial stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,407 112,700 48.5 45.9 - 51.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,051 49,853 45.1 41.3 - 48.9
Non-Hispanic Black 427 20,401 58.6 52.2 - 65.0
Non-Hispanic Other 295 8,900 34.9 28.0 - 41.8
Hispanic 634 33,547 54.4 49.4 - 59.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 157 8,479 47.9 37.8 - 58.0
20-24 years old 424 27,317 59.2 53.4 - 65.0
25-34 years old 1,300 59,999 47.5 44.0 - 50.9
35 years old or more 526 16,905 39.9 34.3 - 45.5
Education
Less than high school 448 23,943 50.6 44.6 - 56.5
High school graduate 544 29,777 53.1 47.7 - 58.5
More than high school 1,403 58,504 45.6 42.3 - 48.9
Marital Status
Married 1,402 55,642 40.7 37.5 - 43.9
Not Married 1,005 57,059 59.6 55.6 - 63.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,354 53,650 41.4 38.1 - 44.8
On Medicaid 1,053 59,050 57.3 53.5 - 61.2

*Financial stress includes respondents who answered yes to I moved to a new address, my husband/partner
lost his job, I lost my job even though I wanted to go on working or I had a lot of bills I couldn't pay

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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.