Experienced emotional stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,446 61,887 27.2 24.9 - 29.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,057 32,936 29.8 26.4 - 33.2
Non-Hispanic Black 443 10,893 30.5 24.7 - 36.3
Non-Hispanic Other 311 4,904 20.9 14.9 - 27.0
Hispanic 635 13,154 22.6 18.6 - 26.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 147 4,157 25.5 16.0 - 35.1
20-24 years old 415 12,590 30.1 24.4 - 35.8
25-34 years old 1,362 33,347 26.2 23.3 - 29.1
35 years old or more 522 11,793 27.8 22.9 - 32.7
Education
Less than high school 491 9,040 20.1 15.2 - 25.0
High school graduate 527 13,445 26.0 21.3 - 30.8
More than high school 1,423 39,403 30.2 27.2 - 33.2
Marital Status
Married 1,416 33,498 26.0 23.1 - 28.8
Not Married 1,030 28,390 28.8 25.1 - 32.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,295 34,745 28.9 25.8 - 32.0
On Medicaid 1,150 27,143 25.2 22.0 - 28.5

*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.