Experienced financial stress* in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,636 91,041 41.4 38.8 - 43.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,049 41,868 39.0 35.2 - 42.7
Non-Hispanic Black 532 17,396 55.1 48.2 - 62.1
Non-Hispanic Other 344 10,054 37.6 30.9 - 44.3
Hispanic 711 21,723 39.9 35.0 - 44.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 434 3,718 41.6 30.2 - 53.1
20-24 years old 411 21,215 49.9 43.6 - 56.1
25-34 years old 1,238 49,368 40.9 37.5 - 44.4
35 years old or more 553 16,739 34.8 29.6 - 40.0
Education
Less than high school 623 18,037 47.4 41.0 - 53.7
High school graduate 607 21,416 41.6 36.0 - 47.2
More than high school 1,398 51,531 39.6 36.3 - 42.8
Marital Status
Married 1,377 49,380 37.6 34.5 - 40.8
Not Married 1,259 41,660 46.8 42.5 - 51.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,322 43,242 35.9 32.5 - 39.2
On Medicaid 1,313 47,799 48.0 44.1 - 52.0

*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.

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.