Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2000

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,186 76,657 63.4 59.9 - 66.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 921 64,249 68.6 64.9 - 72.3
Non-Hispanic Black 126 4,685 41.2 29.1 - 53.2
Non-Hispanic Other 41 3,063 75.5 59.0 - 91.9
Hispanic 98 4,660 39.3 26.9 - 51.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 96 6,776 58.4 45.4 - 71.4
20-24 years old 190 11,347 49.6 40.7 - 58.4
25-34 years old 652 42,512 66.3 61.8 - 70.9
35 years old or more 248 16,022 71.6 64.4 - 78.8
Education
Less than high school 147 9,563 51.6 40.8 - 62.4
High school graduate 335 20,472 55.7 49.2 - 62.1
More than high school 695 46,013 71.3 67.0 - 75.5
Marital Status
Married 857 57,986 68.7 64.9 - 72.6
Not Married 329 18,670 51.0 43.8 - 58.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 882 60,883 69.7 65.9 - 73.5
On Medicaid 304 15,774 46.9 39.5 - 54.3

This report excludes respondents whose baby has died or is not living with them.

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.