Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2005

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 963 40,625 53.6 49.6 - 57.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 263 14,533 64.0 56.8 - 71.3
Non-Hispanic Black 247 7,952 48.7 40.7 - 56.8
Non-Hispanic Other 110 5,413 63.9 51.6 - 76.1
Hispanic 343 12,727 44.9 38.5 - 51.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 67 1,782 35.0 20.5 - 49.5
20-24 years old 194 7,140 42.7 34.1 - 51.2
25-34 years old 483 21,826 57.1 51.6 - 62.6
35 years old or more 219 9,876 62.6 54.4 - 70.8
Education
Less than high school 177 6,097 40.8 31.9 - 49.8
High school graduate 318 11,674 45.7 38.6 - 52.7
More than high school 464 22,638 64.5 59.1 - 69.8
Marital Status
Married 528 26,308 60.9 55.7 - 66.1
Not Married 435 14,317 43.9 38.0 - 49.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 415 22,164 71.0 65.6 - 76.5
On Medicaid 548 18,461 41.4 36.3 - 46.5

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.