Experienced financial stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,446 108,143 47.5 45.0 - 50.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,057 49,040 44.4 40.6 - 48.1
Non-Hispanic Black 443 19,635 55.0 48.6 - 61.3
Non-Hispanic Other 311 9,196 39.3 32.3 - 46.3
Hispanic 635 30,273 52.1 47.2 - 57.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 147 7,695 47.2 36.1 - 58.4
20-24 years old 415 22,762 54.4 48.3 - 60.5
25-34 years old 1,362 59,853 47.0 43.7 - 50.3
35 years old or more 522 17,833 42.0 36.6 - 47.5
Education
Less than high school 491 24,520 54.5 48.5 - 60.4
High school graduate 527 25,443 49.3 44.0 - 54.6
More than high school 1,423 58,160 44.5 41.3 - 47.7
Marital Status
Married 1,416 54,195 42.0 38.8 - 45.2
Not Married 1,030 53,948 54.6 50.7 - 58.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,295 47,946 39.9 36.5 - 43.3
On Medicaid 1,150 60,197 56.0 52.3 - 59.6

*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.