A new report has revealed some alarming statistics. According to the numbers, women in New York are now 30% more likely to die during childbirth than they were 12 years ago. This number is even bigger in the black community, with 79 deaths last year alone.
The report also revealed that Brooklyn is the “epicenter” of new HIV diagnoses for women, finding that 32% of New York women with it live in Kings County. The Bronx followed closely behind with nearly 30% of women with new HIV cases.