Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2005

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,112 114,021 59.5 56.9 - 62.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,059 72,700 69.2 65.7 - 72.7
Non-Hispanic Black 361 12,166 44.8 37.5 - 52.0
Non-Hispanic Other 175 9,151 65.1 55.4 - 74.7
Hispanic 517 20,004 44.2 38.9 - 49.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 145 5,118 37.4 26.6 - 48.2
20-24 years old 396 18,848 50.6 44.4 - 56.8
25-34 years old 1,104 63,400 63.2 59.7 - 66.8
35 years old or more 467 26,655 66.1 60.6 - 71.6
Education
Less than high school 342 11,636 36.3 29.8 - 42.8
High school graduate 561 26,588 52.0 46.6 - 57.3
More than high school 1,195 74,358 69.6 66.3 - 72.8
Marital Status
Married 1,311 80,653 65.7 62.5 - 68.9
Not Married 801 33,368 48.5 43.9 - 53.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,159 74,490 71.1 67.8 - 74.4
On Medicaid 953 39,531 45.5 41.5 - 49.6

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.