Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2003

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,162 81,227 69.1 65.7 - 72.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 887 65,854 73.3 69.6 - 76.9
Non-Hispanic Black 115 4,893 44.7 32.2 - 57.3
Non-Hispanic Other 57 4,924 83.0 70.9 - 95.1
Hispanic 103 5,558 51.1 38.6 - 63.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 74 5,466 58.5 43.7 - 73.3
20-24 years old 193 13,106 61.7 53.1 - 70.3
25-34 years old 630 44,300 70.5 66.0 - 75.0
35 years old or more 265 18,355 75.9 69.2 - 82.6
Education
Less than high school 156 9,727 54.1 43.8 - 64.4
High school graduate 306 20,612 64.7 57.7 - 71.7
More than high school 685 49,526 75.5 71.6 - 79.4
Marital Status
Married 838 60,502 73.5 69.7 - 77.2
Not Married 324 20,726 58.7 51.8 - 65.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 823 59,758 74.4 70.7 - 78.1
On Medicaid 339 21,470 57.5 50.7 - 64.4

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.