Experienced emotional stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,532 27,060 23.7 21.1 - 26.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 433 8,528 23.6 19.0 - 28.2
Non-Hispanic Black 335 7,410 32.9 25.9 - 39.8
Non-Hispanic Other 273 3,215 15.0 9.9 - 20.1
Hispanic 491 7,907 23.3 18.6 - 27.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 72 1,312 27.8 14.4 - 41.2
20-24 years old 278 5,182 22.4 16.5 - 28.4
25-34 years old 783 13,528 22.8 19.2 - 26.4
35 years old or more 399 7,039 26.2 20.6 - 31.8
Education
Less than high school 325 4,938 20.4 14.9 - 25.9
High school graduate 328 6,346 25.9 19.8 - 31.9
More than high school 878 15,777 24.2 20.7 - 27.7
Marital Status
Married 872 15,246 22.9 19.5 - 26.2
Not Married 660 11,814 24.9 20.6 - 29.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 766 15,820 27.7 23.7 - 31.6
On Medicaid 766 11,241 19.8 16.2 - 23.3

*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.