Experienced emotional stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,476 32,807 29.8 25.9 - 33.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 744 23,012 31.5 27.0 - 36.1
Non-Hispanic Black 280 3,054 28.8 13.4 - 44.2
Non-Hispanic Other 109 1,762 22.3 9.7 - 34.8
Hispanic 343 4,979 26.5 17.6 - 35.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 566 3,486 41.6 27.4 - 55.7
20-24 years old 160 7,031 36.3 26.2 - 46.4
25-34 years old 530 15,873 27.0 22.0 - 32.0
35 years old or more 220 6,417 27.1 19.0 - 35.2
Education
Less than high school 436 5,766 27.9 18.6 - 37.3
High school graduate 324 6,168 28.2 19.5 - 37.0
More than high school 707 20,873 31.1 26.3 - 35.9
Marital Status
Married 626 15,812 24.9 20.4 - 29.5
Not Married 850 16,995 36.3 29.8 - 42.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 692 18,180 28.7 23.9 - 33.6
On Medicaid 784 14,628 31.1 24.9 - 37.3

*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.