Experienced financial stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,436 50,536 43.9 40.7 - 47.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 364 10,390 34.5 28.8 - 40.3
Non-Hispanic Black 347 13,610 53.2 46.0 - 60.4
Non-Hispanic Other 242 7,008 37.1 29.6 - 44.6
Hispanic 483 19,528 48.2 42.7 - 53.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 85 2,489 28.3 14.8 - 41.8
20-24 years old 234 9,981 50.7 43.0 - 58.4
25-34 years old 782 28,404 45.2 40.9 - 49.4
35 years old or more 335 9,662 40.8 34.0 - 47.5
Education
Less than high school 352 12,432 45.4 38.7 - 52.1
High school graduate 310 10,980 41.0 34.4 - 47.7
More than high school 771 27,125 44.6 40.2 - 49.0
Marital Status
Married 788 25,388 40.3 36.1 - 44.5
Not Married 648 25,148 48.3 43.3 - 53.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 664 19,946 39.4 34.7 - 44.1
On Medicaid 771 30,590 47.5 43.1 - 51.9

*Financial stress includes respondents who answered yes to I moved to a new address, my husband/partner
lost his job, I lost my job even though I wanted to go on working or I had a lot of bills I couldn't pay

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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.