Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2004

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,035 78,453 67.7 64.1 - 71.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 815 63,802 70.9 67.0 - 74.8
Non-Hispanic Black 84 3,071 40.7 26.6 - 54.9
Non-Hispanic Other 51 3,924 80.5 65.6 - 95.4
Hispanic 85 7,656 56.9 43.7 - 70.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 64 4,678 57.0 42.1 - 71.9
20-24 years old 159 13,433 63.3 53.9 - 72.6
25-34 years old 574 43,240 70.0 65.2 - 74.7
35 years old or more 238 17,102 69.5 61.9 - 77.2
Education
Less than high school 134 9,977 54.0 42.8 - 65.1
High school graduate 242 18,070 60.8 53.3 - 68.4
More than high school 653 49,538 74.9 70.9 - 79.0
Marital Status
Married 724 54,839 70.7 66.5 - 74.8
Not Married 311 23,613 61.8 54.7 - 68.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 718 53,977 71.5 67.4 - 75.6
On Medicaid 317 24,475 60.7 53.8 - 67.6

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.