Experienced financial stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,013 57,927 50.6 46.6 - 54.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 693 38,142 48.0 43.3 - 52.7
Non-Hispanic Black 104 7,103 66.4 53.5 - 79.3
Non-Hispanic Other 66 2,358 43.0 26.3 - 59.6
Hispanic 150 10,325 54.6 44.3 - 64.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 81 5,602 54.5 40.1 - 68.8
20-24 years old 160 14,614 67.9 58.9 - 77.0
25-34 years old 571 30,592 47.6 42.5 - 52.8
35 years old or more 201 7,120 38.3 29.2 - 47.4
Education
Less than high school 164 10,568 53.2 43.0 - 63.5
High school graduate 201 14,019 55.5 46.4 - 64.6
More than high school 639 33,066 48.0 43.1 - 52.8
Marital Status
Married 642 30,326 42.2 37.4 - 47.0
Not Married 371 27,601 64.5 58.0 - 71.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 654 30,259 42.5 37.6 - 47.3
On Medicaid 359 27,668 63.9 57.4 - 70.4

*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.