Experienced emotional 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 27,258 23.7 20.9 - 26.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 364 6,950 23.1 18.0 - 28.3
Non-Hispanic Black 347 7,823 30.6 23.9 - 37.2
Non-Hispanic Other 242 3,127 16.6 10.7 - 22.4
Hispanic 483 9,358 23.1 18.5 - 27.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 85 1,876 21.3 9.4 - 33.3
20-24 years old 234 4,499 22.8 16.4 - 29.3
25-34 years old 782 14,413 22.9 19.3 - 26.5
35 years old or more 335 6,470 27.3 21.2 - 33.4
Education
Less than high school 352 5,183 18.9 13.8 - 24.1
High school graduate 310 5,418 20.3 14.8 - 25.7
More than high school 771 16,657 27.4 23.4 - 31.3
Marital Status
Married 788 14,639 23.2 19.6 - 26.8
Not Married 648 12,619 24.2 20.0 - 28.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 664 13,551 26.8 22.5 - 31.0
On Medicaid 771 13,707 21.3 17.7 - 24.9

*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.