Experienced traumatic stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,013 20,812 18.2 15.1 - 21.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 693 13,857 17.4 13.8 - 21.0
Non-Hispanic Black 104 2,527 23.6 11.8 - 35.5
Non-Hispanic Other 66 425 7.7 0.0 - 16.9
Hispanic 150 4,003 21.2 12.8 - 29.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 81 5,322 51.8 37.3 - 66.2
20-24 years old 160 5,289 24.6 16.4 - 32.8
25-34 years old 571 8,612 13.4 9.9 - 17.0
35 years old or more 201 1,589 8.6 3.4 - 13.8
Education
Less than high school 164 5,560 28.0 18.9 - 37.1
High school graduate 201 4,346 17.2 10.3 - 24.1
More than high school 639 10,885 15.8 12.2 - 19.4
Marital Status
Married 642 7,194 10.0 7.1 - 12.9
Not Married 371 13,618 31.8 25.4 - 38.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 654 9,167 12.9 9.5 - 16.2
On Medicaid 359 11,645 26.9 20.9 - 32.9

*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.