Experienced financial stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,476 51,119 46.4 42.2 - 50.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 744 31,650 43.4 38.5 - 48.3
Non-Hispanic Black 280 6,804 64.1 47.9 - 80.3
Non-Hispanic Other 109 2,916 36.9 22.0 - 51.7
Hispanic 343 9,750 51.9 41.8 - 62.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 566 5,557 66.3 53.3 - 79.3
20-24 years old 160 13,250 68.4 59.0 - 77.7
25-34 years old 530 25,464 43.3 37.6 - 49.0
35 years old or more 220 6,849 28.9 20.4 - 37.4
Education
Less than high school 436 11,198 54.2 43.5 - 65.0
High school graduate 324 12,729 58.3 48.8 - 67.8
More than high school 707 26,942 40.2 35.1 - 45.3
Marital Status
Married 626 21,623 34.1 29.0 - 39.2
Not Married 850 29,496 63.0 56.5 - 69.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 692 21,328 33.7 28.7 - 38.8
On Medicaid 784 29,791 63.4 56.9 - 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.