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Table 2 Social Disadvantage Status Characteristic Constellations

From: Social determinants of health and disparities in prenatal care utilization during the Great Recession period 2005-2010

Low Disadvantage Maternal age 30–34 years old, married, not foreign-born, at least some college education, private insurance.
Average Maternal age 25–29, not foreign-born, at least some college education.
High Disadvantage Maternal age 15–19 years old, foreign-born, not married, having less than a HS education, without insurance at the time of delivery.
  1. Characteristics representative of an “average” scenario were defined based on majority (modal) population characteristics
  2. Not all possible characteristics included in scenarios (e.g., maternal age 20–24) as they were defined to represent extreme ends of the social advantage/disadvantage spectrum