Experienced emotional stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,013 42,322 36.9 33.1 - 40.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 693 30,100 37.9 33.3 - 42.4
Non-Hispanic Black 104 4,386 41.0 27.5 - 54.5
Non-Hispanic Other 66 1,140 20.8 7.4 - 34.1
Hispanic 150 6,696 35.4 25.4 - 45.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 81 6,337 61.6 47.9 - 75.4
20-24 years old 160 5,392 25.1 16.8 - 33.4
25-34 years old 571 24,180 37.6 32.6 - 42.7
35 years old or more 201 6,413 34.5 25.6 - 43.4
Education
Less than high school 164 8,408 42.4 32.2 - 52.5
High school graduate 201 7,424 29.4 21.2 - 37.6
More than high school 639 26,236 38.1 33.4 - 42.8
Marital Status
Married 642 24,138 33.6 29.1 - 38.2
Not Married 371 18,184 42.5 35.7 - 49.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 654 26,063 36.6 31.9 - 41.2
On Medicaid 359 16,259 37.5 30.9 - 44.1

*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.