Experienced traumatic stress* in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,404 4,955 4.5 3.2 - 5.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 384 1,417 4.0 1.9 - 6.2
Non-Hispanic Black 302 1,258 6.2 2.8 - 9.7
Non-Hispanic Other 246 334 1.7 0.0 - 3.7
Hispanic 472 1,946 5.3 2.9 - 7.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 60 172 4.8 0.0 - 11.5
20-24 years old 241 1,008 5.1 1.7 - 8.4
25-34 years old 751 2,483 4.0 2.4 - 5.6
35 years old or more 352 1,292 5.0 2.1 - 7.8
Education
Less than high school 287 1,087 5.3 2.2 - 8.3
High school graduate 320 974 3.8 1.2 - 6.5
More than high school 794 2,878 4.4 2.8 - 6.1
Marital Status
Married 819 2,096 3.1 1.8 - 4.5
Not Married 585 2,859 6.4 4.0 - 8.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 716 2,516 4.4 2.6 - 6.1
On Medicaid 687 2,439 4.6 2.7 - 6.4

*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.

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.