Experienced financial stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 3,008 98,734 44.0 41.4 - 46.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,177 44,453 40.8 37.1 - 44.5
Non-Hispanic Black 615 18,721 56.5 49.2 - 63.7
Non-Hispanic Other 382 10,930 37.2 30.7 - 43.7
Hispanic 834 24,631 46.7 41.6 - 51.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 638 7,157 54.6 44.3 - 64.9
20-24 years old 438 25,048 59.0 53.1 - 64.9
25-34 years old 1,313 49,998 42.3 38.8 - 45.8
35 years old or more 619 16,532 32.7 27.6 - 37.8
Education
Less than high school 761 20,861 46.5 40.4 - 52.7
High school graduate 652 23,895 51.5 45.7 - 57.3
More than high school 1,585 53,729 40.6 37.4 - 43.9
Marital Status
Married 1,498 46,051 35.4 32.2 - 38.6
Not Married 1,510 52,683 55.9 51.8 - 60.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,458 42,861 35.6 32.3 - 38.9
On Medicaid 1,550 55,873 53.8 49.9 - 57.6

*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.