Experienced partner related stress* in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,404 23,268 20.9 18.3 - 23.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 384 4,969 14.1 10.1 - 18.1
Non-Hispanic Black 302 6,320 31.3 24.4 - 38.3
Non-Hispanic Other 246 3,582 18.7 12.7 - 24.7
Hispanic 472 8,397 22.9 18.3 - 27.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 60 523 14.6 2.9 - 26.3
20-24 years old 241 4,040 20.3 14.3 - 26.4
25-34 years old 751 13,328 21.6 18.0 - 25.1
35 years old or more 352 5,377 20.7 15.4 - 25.9
Education
Less than high school 287 3,759 18.2 12.7 - 23.7
High school graduate 320 6,680 26.4 20.4 - 32.4
More than high school 794 12,814 19.6 16.3 - 22.9
Marital Status
Married 819 10,293 15.5 12.5 - 18.4
Not Married 585 12,975 29.0 24.5 - 33.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 716 10,616 18.4 15.0 - 21.8
On Medicaid 687 12,652 23.7 19.8 - 27.6

*Partner related stress includes respondents who answered yes to either I got separated or divorced,
I argued with my husband/partner more than usual, my husband/partner said he did not want me to be
pregnant.

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.