Experienced financial stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,010 57,607 51.1 47.2 - 55.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 693 38,650 48.0 43.4 - 52.6
Non-Hispanic Black 96 6,025 59.5 46.6 - 72.4
Non-Hispanic Other 69 2,188 48.3 30.3 - 66.3
Hispanic 152 10,745 61.2 51.5 - 70.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 62 5,206 69.5 53.9 - 85.1
20-24 years old 181 12,781 57.8 48.5 - 67.0
25-34 years old 580 31,450 48.9 43.8 - 53.9
35 years old or more 187 8,171 43.7 34.7 - 52.6
Education
Less than high school 139 12,089 68.5 58.3 - 78.8
High school graduate 217 14,464 58.1 50.0 - 66.3
More than high school 652 31,036 44.4 39.7 - 49.1
Marital Status
Married 628 28,807 43.6 38.8 - 48.4
Not Married 382 28,800 61.7 55.4 - 68.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 631 28,000 40.3 35.6 - 45.0
On Medicaid 379 29,607 68.6 62.5 - 74.7

*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.