Experienced traumatic stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,436 12,711 11.0 9.0 - 13.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 364 1,091 3.6 1.3 - 6.0
Non-Hispanic Black 347 3,378 13.2 8.5 - 17.9
Non-Hispanic Other 242 894 4.7 1.5 - 8.0
Hispanic 483 7,348 18.1 13.8 - 22.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 85 1,460 16.6 5.4 - 27.8
20-24 years old 234 2,815 14.3 8.9 - 19.7
25-34 years old 782 6,656 10.6 7.9 - 13.3
35 years old or more 335 1,780 7.5 4.0 - 11.0
Education
Less than high school 352 4,477 16.4 11.4 - 21.3
High school graduate 310 3,779 14.1 9.3 - 19.0
More than high school 771 4,344 7.1 4.8 - 9.4
Marital Status
Married 788 3,989 6.3 4.2 - 8.5
Not Married 648 8,722 16.8 13.1 - 20.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 664 3,958 7.8 5.1 - 10.5
On Medicaid 771 8,753 13.6 10.6 - 16.6

*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.