Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2004

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,756 108,748 62.8 60.0 - 65.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 999 73,969 69.9 66.4 - 73.4
Non-Hispanic Black 285 10,542 47.4 39.7 - 55.2
Non-Hispanic Other 127 7,218 68.8 58.3 - 79.3
Hispanic 345 17,020 49.1 42.3 - 56.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 116 6,947 55.4 44.1 - 66.8
20-24 years old 301 18,442 55.8 48.8 - 62.9
25-34 years old 959 59,230 64.1 60.3 - 67.9
35 years old or more 380 24,129 68.4 62.3 - 74.5
Education
Less than high school 291 16,227 50.6 43.0 - 58.2
High school graduate 456 26,570 56.4 50.7 - 62.1
More than high school 1,003 65,084 70.4 66.9 - 73.8
Marital Status
Married 1,099 72,179 67.2 63.7 - 70.6
Not Married 657 36,570 55.6 50.7 - 60.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,032 69,647 70.3 66.8 - 73.8
On Medicaid 724 39,102 52.7 48.1 - 57.4

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.