Experienced financial stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,481 102,801 45.7 43.2 - 48.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,105 45,847 42.3 38.7 - 45.9
Non-Hispanic Black 437 18,463 56.0 49.4 - 62.6
Non-Hispanic Other 351 11,764 38.6 32.2 - 45.1
Hispanic 588 26,727 50.5 45.3 - 55.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 122 7,451 52.4 40.9 - 63.9
20-24 years old 426 23,829 55.9 50.0 - 61.8
25-34 years old 1,367 54,078 44.4 41.0 - 47.7
35 years old or more 566 17,443 38.0 32.8 - 43.1
Education
Less than high school 444 21,457 48.1 42.0 - 54.2
High school graduate 508 24,371 52.4 46.9 - 58.0
More than high school 1,522 56,333 42.4 39.2 - 45.5
Marital Status
Married 1,497 50,885 37.8 34.8 - 40.9
Not Married 984 51,916 57.5 53.5 - 61.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,352 45,940 38.1 34.8 - 41.4
On Medicaid 1,129 56,861 54.6 50.9 - 58.3

*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.