Experienced financial stress* in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,232 48,920 44.9 40.8 - 49.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 665 29,604 41.0 36.1 - 45.9
Non-Hispanic Black 230 7,327 64.3 50.8 - 77.9
Non-Hispanic Other 98 3,536 46.8 32.0 - 61.6
Hispanic 239 8,453 47.8 37.2 - 58.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 374 2,926 54.8 39.8 - 69.9
20-24 years old 170 13,831 61.0 51.4 - 70.5
25-34 years old 487 24,231 41.2 35.7 - 46.8
35 years old or more 201 7,932 35.9 27.1 - 44.7
Education
Less than high school 336 9,269 53.1 42.5 - 63.8
High school graduate 287 12,857 49.2 40.1 - 58.2
More than high school 604 26,767 41.2 36.0 - 46.3
Marital Status
Married 558 25,087 38.8 33.8 - 43.9
Not Married 674 23,833 53.8 46.9 - 60.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 606 23,602 37.6 32.4 - 42.8
On Medicaid 626 25,318 54.9 48.3 - 61.5

*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.