Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2001

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,202 77,333 65.1 61.7 - 68.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 930 63,742 68.9 65.3 - 72.6
Non-Hispanic Black 106 3,715 38.3 25.9 - 50.8
Non-Hispanic Other 48 2,870 70.8 53.7 - 88.0
Hispanic 118 7,006 55.9 44.7 - 67.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 98 6,113 59.5 47.0 - 72.0
20-24 years old 193 12,729 60.6 52.1 - 69.2
25-34 years old 659 42,602 66.2 61.7 - 70.7
35 years old or more 252 15,889 68.6 61.4 - 75.8
Education
Less than high school 163 9,089 56.0 46.0 - 66.1
High school graduate 335 22,217 61.0 54.5 - 67.5
More than high school 689 45,495 70.2 66.0 - 74.4
Marital Status
Married 892 58,651 67.6 63.9 - 71.4
Not Married 310 18,683 58.3 51.1 - 65.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 879 59,392 68.8 65.0 - 72.5
On Medicaid 323 17,941 55.4 48.3 - 62.4

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.