Experienced traumatic stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,394 12,364 10.5 8.5 - 12.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 358 1,340 4.3 1.7 - 6.9
Non-Hispanic Black 323 3,621 15.0 9.9 - 20.1
Non-Hispanic Other 229 1,106 5.5 1.8 - 9.3
Hispanic 484 6,296 14.7 10.7 - 18.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 76 1,240 16.7 6.5 - 26.9
20-24 years old 264 4,009 16.3 10.9 - 21.7
25-34 years old 729 5,640 9.1 6.5 - 11.7
35 years old or more 325 1,475 6.2 2.7 - 9.7
Education
Less than high school 284 4,237 15.4 10.2 - 20.6
High school graduate 343 3,163 10.3 6.5 - 14.1
More than high school 764 4,778 8.0 5.6 - 10.5
Marital Status
Married 760 3,131 4.8 2.9 - 6.7
Not Married 634 9,233 17.4 13.6 - 21.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 700 3,370 5.8 3.6 - 8.0
On Medicaid 694 8,994 15.1 11.7 - 18.4

*Traumatic stress includes respondents who answered yes to I was homeless, my husband/partner or
I went to jail, or someone very close to me had a problem with drinking or drugs

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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.