Experienced traumatic stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,532 7,687 6.7 5.2 - 8.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 433 1,632 4.5 2.3 - 6.8
Non-Hispanic Black 335 2,869 12.7 7.8 - 17.6
Non-Hispanic Other 273 495 2.3 0.2 - 4.5
Hispanic 491 2,692 7.9 4.9 - 11.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 72 412 8.7 0.3 - 17.1
20-24 years old 278 1,881 8.1 4.1 - 12.2
25-34 years old 783 3,665 6.2 4.1 - 8.2
35 years old or more 399 1,730 6.4 3.4 - 9.5
Education
Less than high school 325 1,939 8.0 4.3 - 11.7
High school graduate 328 1,614 6.6 3.1 - 10.1
More than high school 878 4,135 6.3 4.4 - 8.3
Marital Status
Married 872 3,258 4.9 3.2 - 6.6
Not Married 660 4,429 9.3 6.4 - 12.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 766 3,922 6.9 4.6 - 9.1
On Medicaid 766 3,765 6.6 4.4 - 8.8

*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.