Experienced emotional stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,481 55,780 24.8 22.6 - 27.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,105 30,559 28.2 24.9 - 31.5
Non-Hispanic Black 437 8,403 25.5 19.6 - 31.3
Non-Hispanic Other 351 5,152 16.9 11.8 - 22.1
Hispanic 588 11,667 22.0 17.9 - 26.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 122 4,352 30.6 20.0 - 41.2
20-24 years old 426 10,738 25.2 20.0 - 30.4
25-34 years old 1,367 31,049 25.5 22.5 - 28.4
35 years old or more 566 9,641 21.0 16.7 - 25.2
Education
Less than high school 444 9,694 21.7 16.6 - 26.8
High school graduate 508 11,226 24.2 19.4 - 28.9
More than high school 1,522 34,680 26.1 23.3 - 28.9
Marital Status
Married 1,497 31,125 23.1 20.5 - 25.8
Not Married 984 24,655 27.3 23.7 - 31.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,352 30,699 25.5 22.5 - 28.4
On Medicaid 1,129 25,081 24.1 20.9 - 27.3

*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.