Experienced emotional stress in 12 months before delivery*

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,636 57,771 26.2 23.9 - 28.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,049 32,116 29.9 26.3 - 33.4
Non-Hispanic Black 532 10,028 31.8 25.1 - 38.5
Non-Hispanic Other 344 4,654 17.4 12.2 - 22.6
Hispanic 711 10,972 20.2 16.1 - 24.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 434 2,476 27.7 17.3 - 38.2
20-24 years old 411 9,864 23.2 17.6 - 28.8
25-34 years old 1,238 32,939 27.3 24.2 - 30.5
35 years old or more 553 12,492 26.0 21.1 - 30.8
Education
Less than high school 623 9,998 26.2 20.6 - 31.9
High school graduate 607 11,117 21.6 16.8 - 26.4
More than high school 1,398 36,616 28.1 25.1 - 31.1
Marital Status
Married 1,377 34,706 26.5 23.5 - 29.4
Not Married 1,259 23,065 25.9 22.1 - 29.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,322 32,140 26.7 23.6 - 29.8
On Medicaid 1,313 25,632 25.8 22.2 - 29.3

*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.

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.