Experienced traumatic stress* in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,636 17,543 8.0 6.5 - 9.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,049 10,111 9.4 7.1 - 11.7
Non-Hispanic Black 532 3,484 11.0 6.3 - 15.8
Non-Hispanic Other 344 885 3.3 0.5 - 6.1
Hispanic 711 3,063 5.6 3.3 - 8.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 434 1,790 20.0 10.1 - 30.0
20-24 years old 411 4,806 11.3 7.0 - 15.6
25-34 years old 1,238 8,461 7.0 5.1 - 8.9
35 years old or more 553 2,487 5.2 2.8 - 7.5
Education
Less than high school 623 3,035 8.0 4.7 - 11.3
High school graduate 607 4,184 8.1 4.8 - 11.4
More than high school 1,398 10,303 7.9 6.0 - 9.8
Marital Status
Married 1,377 6,715 5.1 3.6 - 6.6
Not Married 1,259 10,828 12.2 9.2 - 15.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,322 7,198 6.0 4.2 - 7.7
On Medicaid 1,313 10,345 10.4 7.9 - 12.9

*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.