Experienced emotional stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,407 69,169 29.7 27.4 - 32.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,051 37,521 34.0 30.4 - 37.6
Non-Hispanic Black 427 9,669 27.8 21.8 - 33.7
Non-Hispanic Other 295 4,343 17.0 11.6 - 22.4
Hispanic 634 17,636 28.6 24.0 - 33.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 157 9,428 53.2 43.2 - 63.2
20-24 years old 424 10,802 23.4 18.4 - 28.5
25-34 years old 1,300 36,427 28.8 25.7 - 31.9
35 years old or more 526 12,512 29.6 24.3 - 34.8
Education
Less than high school 448 15,025 31.7 26.1 - 37.4
High school graduate 544 14,327 25.5 20.8 - 30.3
More than high school 1,403 39,361 30.7 27.6 - 33.8
Marital Status
Married 1,402 36,731 26.9 24.0 - 29.8
Not Married 1,005 32,438 33.9 29.9 - 37.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,354 38,703 29.9 26.8 - 33.0
On Medicaid 1,053 30,466 29.6 26.0 - 33.2

*Emotional stress includes respondents who answered yes to either a close family member was sick and
had to go into the hospital or someone close to them died

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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.