Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2004

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 721 30,296 52.8 48.3 - 57.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 184 10,167 64.0 55.8 - 72.2
Non-Hispanic Black 201 7,471 50.9 41.7 - 60.1
Non-Hispanic Other 76 3,293 58.6 44.8 - 72.5
Hispanic 260 9,364 44.2 36.8 - 51.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 52 2,268 52.5 35.6 - 69.4
20-24 years old 142 5,009 42.5 32.6 - 52.4
25-34 years old 385 15,991 52.3 46.1 - 58.4
35 years old or more 142 7,028 65.8 56.0 - 75.7
Education
Less than high school 157 6,249 46.0 36.4 - 55.6
High school graduate 214 8,500 48.8 40.5 - 57.1
More than high school 350 15,546 58.9 52.6 - 65.3
Marital Status
Married 375 17,340 58.1 52.0 - 64.1
Not Married 346 12,956 47.1 40.4 - 53.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 314 15,669 66.6 60.1 - 73.2
On Medicaid 407 14,626 43.2 37.3 - 49.1

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.