Experienced traumatic stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 3,008 24,407 10.9 9.1 - 12.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,177 10,726 9.8 7.5 - 12.2
Non-Hispanic Black 615 7,975 24.1 16.8 - 31.3
Non-Hispanic Other 382 800 2.7 0.8 - 4.7
Hispanic 834 4,907 9.3 6.4 - 12.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 638 1,756 13.4 5.9 - 20.9
20-24 years old 438 6,216 14.6 9.7 - 19.6
25-34 years old 1,313 11,240 9.5 7.2 - 11.8
35 years old or more 619 5,195 10.3 6.5 - 14.0
Education
Less than high school 761 5,960 13.3 8.7 - 17.9
High school graduate 652 4,914 10.6 6.6 - 14.6
More than high school 1,585 13,522 10.2 8.0 - 12.5
Marital Status
Married 1,498 7,974 6.1 4.5 - 7.7
Not Married 1,510 16,434 17.4 13.9 - 21.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,458 9,546 7.9 5.9 - 10.0
On Medicaid 1,550 14,862 14.3 11.2 - 17.4

*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.