Experienced emotional stress in 12 months before delivery*

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,232 35,300 32.4 28.5 - 36.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 665 24,938 34.5 29.8 - 39.3
Non-Hispanic Black 230 4,701 41.3 27.2 - 55.3
Non-Hispanic Other 98 1,277 16.9 5.7 - 28.1
Hispanic 239 4,384 24.8 15.7 - 33.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 374 2,090 39.1 24.1 - 54.2
20-24 years old 170 7,093 31.3 22.1 - 40.4
25-34 years old 487 18,427 31.4 26.1 - 36.6
35 years old or more 201 7,690 34.8 26.2 - 43.5
Education
Less than high school 336 5,996 34.4 24.2 - 44.6
High school graduate 287 7,076 27.1 19.0 - 35.1
More than high school 604 22,217 34.2 29.2 - 39.1
Marital Status
Married 558 21,598 33.4 28.6 - 38.3
Not Married 674 13,702 30.9 24.5 - 37.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 606 19,660 31.3 26.4 - 36.3
On Medicaid 626 15,640 33.9 27.6 - 40.2

*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.

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.