Experienced emotional stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,427 25,153 22.1 19.5 - 24.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 393 8,020 23.9 18.9 - 28.9
Non-Hispanic Black 336 5,583 23.9 17.8 - 30.1
Non-Hispanic Other 253 2,669 13.2 8.1 - 18.3
Hispanic 445 8,881 24.3 19.5 - 29.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 61 1,176 19.5 6.3 - 32.7
20-24 years old 239 4,468 21.2 15.2 - 27.3
25-34 years old 776 13,850 22.3 18.7 - 25.8
35 years old or more 351 5,659 23.2 17.5 - 28.9
Education
Less than high school 278 3,992 16.8 11.4 - 22.2
High school graduate 305 4,525 18.3 13.0 - 23.7
More than high school 842 16,477 25.3 21.7 - 29.0
Marital Status
Married 836 14,110 21.4 18.0 - 24.8
Not Married 591 11,043 23.2 18.9 - 27.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 686 12,323 23.4 19.4 - 27.3
On Medicaid 741 12,829 21.1 17.5 - 24.6

*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.