Experienced emotional stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,394 26,847 22.8 20.0 - 25.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 358 7,422 23.9 18.6 - 29.3
Non-Hispanic Black 323 5,283 21.9 16.0 - 27.7
Non-Hispanic Other 229 3,203 16.0 10.2 - 21.8
Hispanic 484 10,940 25.6 20.7 - 30.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 76 3,092 41.6 28.3 - 54.9
20-24 years old 264 5,411 22.0 15.9 - 28.1
25-34 years old 729 12,247 19.7 16.2 - 23.2
35 years old or more 325 6,098 25.7 19.5 - 31.9
Education
Less than high school 284 6,617 24.1 18.0 - 30.2
High school graduate 343 6,903 22.4 17.1 - 27.7
More than high school 764 13,125 22.1 18.4 - 25.8
Marital Status
Married 760 12,593 19.4 16.0 - 22.8
Not Married 634 14,255 26.9 22.5 - 31.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 700 12,641 21.7 17.9 - 25.5
On Medicaid 694 14,206 23.8 19.9 - 27.8

*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.