Experienced traumatic stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,446 32,427 14.2 12.4 - 16.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,057 14,890 13.5 10.8 - 16.2
Non-Hispanic Black 443 4,994 14.0 9.7 - 18.3
Non-Hispanic Other 311 1,660 7.1 2.9 - 11.3
Hispanic 635 10,882 18.7 14.8 - 22.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 147 4,049 24.9 15.3 - 34.5
20-24 years old 415 9,831 23.5 18.1 - 28.9
25-34 years old 1,362 15,574 12.2 10.0 - 14.5
35 years old or more 522 2,973 7.0 4.4 - 9.6
Education
Less than high school 491 8,316 18.5 13.7 - 23.3
High school graduate 527 8,702 16.9 12.7 - 21.0
More than high school 1,423 15,278 11.7 9.5 - 13.9
Marital Status
Married 1,416 9,805 7.6 5.9 - 9.3
Not Married 1,030 22,621 22.9 19.5 - 26.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,295 12,623 10.5 8.3 - 12.7
On Medicaid 1,150 19,803 18.4 15.4 - 21.4

*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.