Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2002

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,156 76,661 66.0 62.5 - 69.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 877 63,346 71.4 67.7 - 75.2
Non-Hispanic Black 118 3,582 33.6 21.8 - 45.4
Non-Hispanic Other 47 3,365 76.6 60.5 - 92.7
Hispanic 114 6,367 51.5 39.5 - 63.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 58 4,818 64.4 49.0 - 79.9
20-24 years old 194 11,206 52.4 43.4 - 61.5
25-34 years old 649 44,705 70.2 65.8 - 74.6
35 years old or more 255 15,932 67.4 59.9 - 75.0
Education
Less than high school 126 8,540 51.0 39.5 - 62.5
High school graduate 324 20,935 63.9 57.3 - 70.6
More than high school 691 46,334 71.3 67.2 - 75.5
Marital Status
Married 867 60,978 70.8 67.0 - 74.6
Not Married 289 15,683 52.2 44.6 - 59.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 841 59,369 71.7 68.0 - 75.5
On Medicaid 315 17,291 51.8 44.5 - 59.2

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.