Experienced emotional stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,054 30,627 27.6 24.1 - 31.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 712 22,539 30.1 25.9 - 34.3
Non-Hispanic Black 101 2,820 29.3 15.9 - 42.6
Non-Hispanic Other 98 2,483 24.3 12.9 - 35.6
Hispanic 143 2,786 17.0 9.4 - 24.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 61 3,176 38.7 23.5 - 53.9
20-24 years old 187 6,270 29.0 20.7 - 37.4
25-34 years old 591 17,199 28.8 24.1 - 33.4
35 years old or more 215 3,983 18.5 12.1 - 24.9
Education
Less than high school 166 5,702 27.4 18.4 - 36.3
High school graduate 203 6,700 30.8 22.6 - 38.9
More than high school 680 18,203 26.8 22.6 - 31.0
Marital Status
Married 661 17,016 24.8 20.7 - 28.9
Not Married 393 13,612 32.0 25.9 - 38.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 666 18,376 27.1 22.8 - 31.3
On Medicaid 388 12,252 28.4 22.5 - 34.2

*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.