Experienced traumatic stress* in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,232 12,588 11.6 8.9 - 14.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 665 8,694 12.0 8.8 - 15.3
Non-Hispanic Black 230 2,226 19.6 8.2 - 30.9
Non-Hispanic Other 98 551 7.3 0.0 - 15.6
Hispanic 239 1,117 6.3 1.2 - 11.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 374 1,618 30.3 15.5 - 45.2
20-24 years old 170 3,797 16.7 9.3 - 24.2
25-34 years old 487 5,978 10.2 6.7 - 13.6
35 years old or more 201 1,195 5.4 1.5 - 9.3
Education
Less than high school 336 1,948 11.2 4.9 - 17.4
High school graduate 287 3,210 12.3 6.4 - 18.2
More than high school 604 7,425 11.4 8.0 - 14.9
Marital Status
Married 558 4,619 7.2 4.5 - 9.8
Not Married 674 7,969 18.0 12.7 - 23.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 606 4,682 7.5 4.6 - 10.4
On Medicaid 626 7,906 17.1 12.2 - 22.1

*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.