Experienced financial stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,054 53,708 48.4 44.5 - 52.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 712 34,344 45.9 41.3 - 50.5
Non-Hispanic Black 101 5,881 61.0 46.9 - 75.1
Non-Hispanic Other 98 4,620 45.1 32.4 - 57.8
Hispanic 143 8,863 54.1 43.4 - 64.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 61 4,859 59.2 43.8 - 74.7
20-24 years old 187 13,889 64.3 55.5 - 73.1
25-34 years old 591 26,964 45.1 40.0 - 50.3
35 years old or more 215 7,997 37.1 28.9 - 45.3
Education
Less than high school 166 11,217 53.8 43.8 - 63.9
High school graduate 203 13,431 61.7 53.0 - 70.3
More than high school 680 28,567 42.0 37.4 - 46.7
Marital Status
Married 661 26,337 38.4 33.8 - 43.1
Not Married 393 27,370 64.3 58.0 - 70.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 666 26,249 38.7 34.0 - 43.3
On Medicaid 388 27,459 63.6 57.3 - 69.8

*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.