Experienced emotional 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 22,471 20.2 17.6 - 22.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 384 7,178 20.4 15.8 - 25.0
Non-Hispanic Black 302 5,327 26.4 19.8 - 33.1
Non-Hispanic Other 246 3,377 17.6 11.8 - 23.4
Hispanic 472 6,589 18.0 13.8 - 22.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 60 386 10.8 0.7 - 20.8
20-24 years old 241 2,771 13.9 8.7 - 19.2
25-34 years old 751 14,512 23.5 19.8 - 27.1
35 years old or more 352 4,802 18.5 13.5 - 23.4
Education
Less than high school 287 4,001 19.4 13.7 - 25.0
High school graduate 320 4,042 16.0 11.0 - 21.0
More than high school 794 14,399 22.1 18.6 - 25.5
Marital Status
Married 819 13,109 19.7 16.5 - 22.9
Not Married 585 9,363 21.0 16.8 - 25.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 716 12,480 21.6 18.0 - 25.2
On Medicaid 687 9,991 18.7 15.1 - 22.3

*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.

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.