Experienced traumatic stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,407 33,176 14.3 12.4 - 16.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,051 15,197 13.8 11.0 - 16.5
Non-Hispanic Black 427 6,148 17.6 12.6 - 22.7
Non-Hispanic Other 295 1,531 6.0 2.4 - 9.6
Hispanic 634 10,299 16.7 12.9 - 20.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 157 6,562 37.1 27.1 - 47.0
20-24 years old 424 9,298 20.2 15.3 - 25.0
25-34 years old 1,300 14,252 11.3 9.1 - 13.5
35 years old or more 526 3,064 7.2 4.2 - 10.3
Education
Less than high school 448 9,797 20.7 15.8 - 25.6
High school graduate 544 7,509 13.4 9.6 - 17.1
More than high school 1,403 15,663 12.2 9.9 - 14.5
Marital Status
Married 1,402 10,325 7.6 5.8 - 9.3
Not Married 1,005 22,851 23.9 20.3 - 27.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,354 12,538 9.7 7.6 - 11.8
On Medicaid 1,053 20,638 20.0 16.8 - 23.2

*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.