Experienced traumatic stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,476 16,721 15.2 11.9 - 18.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 744 9,094 12.5 9.1 - 15.8
Non-Hispanic Black 280 5,106 48.1 30.8 - 65.5
Non-Hispanic Other 109 305 3.9 0.0 - 8.2
Hispanic 343 2,215 11.8 5.6 - 18.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 566 1,344 16.0 5.4 - 26.7
20-24 years old 160 4,336 22.4 13.0 - 31.7
25-34 years old 530 7,576 12.9 8.8 - 17.0
35 years old or more 220 3,466 14.6 7.5 - 21.8
Education
Less than high school 436 4,021 19.5 10.6 - 28.3
High school graduate 324 3,300 15.1 7.6 - 22.6
More than high school 707 9,388 14.0 10.1 - 17.9
Marital Status
Married 626 4,716 7.4 4.7 - 10.2
Not Married 850 12,004 25.6 19.4 - 31.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 692 5,624 8.9 5.6 - 12.2
On Medicaid 784 11,097 23.6 17.6 - 29.6

*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.