Experienced traumatic stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,427 8,483 7.5 5.8 - 9.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 393 1,434 4.3 1.9 - 6.7
Non-Hispanic Black 336 2,770 11.9 7.4 - 16.4
Non-Hispanic Other 253 808 4.0 0.7 - 7.3
Hispanic 445 3,471 9.5 6.3 - 12.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 61 565 9.4 0.4 - 18.4
20-24 years old 239 2,648 12.6 7.5 - 17.6
25-34 years old 776 4,158 6.7 4.5 - 8.8
35 years old or more 351 1,112 4.6 2.0 - 7.1
Education
Less than high school 278 2,266 9.5 5.5 - 13.6
High school graduate 305 2,317 9.4 5.3 - 13.4
More than high school 842 3,900 6.0 4.0 - 8.0
Marital Status
Married 836 2,620 4.0 2.3 - 5.6
Not Married 591 5,863 12.3 9.0 - 15.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 686 1,937 3.7 2.0 - 5.4
On Medicaid 741 6,546 10.7 8.0 - 13.5

*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.