Maternal Child Health
Concentrated disadvantage is a measure of the socioeconomic wellbeing in a neighborhood that includes more than just individual indicators of poverty, educational level and employment in a community. It is a community-level measure which may impact the availability of services and opportunities for residents in a neighborhood including access to health care, grocery stores, and better schools.
This report is based on survey responses from New Mexico resident mothers with a live birth in 2009-2010. Two years of data have been combined to increase the sample size of subgroups. Trend data is provided for certain indicators for the years 2000-2010.
This report is based on state-wide survey responses from mothers giving live birth in 2006, 2007, and 2008. Three birth years were combined to increase the sample size of subgroups. Each indicator reported includes a statewide estimate for year 2008 and an aggregated three-year estimate for maternal subpopulations. This report covers selected topics from many of the 77 survey questions.
This report is based on statewide survey responses from mothers giving live birth in 2004 and 2005. Two birth years were combined to increase the sample size of subgroups. This report covers selected topics from most of the 77 survey questions. Each topic addresses public health importance (background), NM PRAMS findings, and recommendations or resources for existing policies and action in NM.
In these tables, questions follow same order as the table of contents (introductory section) of the NM PRAMS Surveillance Report, Birth Years 2001-2002, which is available on line or in print from NM PRAMS. The Surveillance Report includes the public health importance of each topic, actions addressing the issues, and the methodology of the PRAMS project.
This report is based on responses from mothers with live births during 1998-2002. Years 2001 and 2002 were combined, increasing the sample size to 3,161 in order to analyze subgroups. The average unweighted response rate was 70%. This report covers selected topics from the 77 survey questions.
How Are Newborns and Mothers Faring Under Medicaid?
This report is based on findings from a sample survey of 2,210 NM resident women who had a live birth in year 2000; the response rate was 73.1%. This report covers about half of the 71 survey questions. It has seven featured topics, two sections of data tables, and Multi-Year tables with statewide estimates from for each year of NM PRAMS (1997-2000) to look for progress or trends.
This report looks at about 30 of the 69 questions asked by the survey. The executive summary outlines the critical findings of this report and should be of interest to all. For more detailed analysis of an individual subject, please see the appropriate section.
Birth rates for teenagers are declining both in New Mexico and the U. S.; although the New Mexico birth rate among females 15-19 remains higher than the national birth rate. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, New Mexico had the sixth highest birth rate for this age group among the 50 states.