Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2005

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,149 73,396 63.4 59.8 - 67.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 796 58,167 70.6 66.7 - 74.5
Non-Hispanic Black 114 4,214 38.8 25.5 - 52.1
Non-Hispanic Other 65 3,737 66.8 51.2 - 82.5
Hispanic 174 7,278 43.0 33.6 - 52.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 78 3,335 38.7 23.8 - 53.6
20-24 years old 202 11,708 57.0 48.2 - 65.8
25-34 years old 621 41,574 67.0 62.3 - 71.6
35 years old or more 248 16,778 68.3 61.1 - 75.6
Education
Less than high school 165 5,540 32.3 23.0 - 41.6
High school graduate 243 14,914 58.3 50.4 - 66.2
More than high school 731 51,720 72.1 68.0 - 76.2
Marital Status
Married 783 54,345 68.3 64.3 - 72.3
Not Married 366 19,051 52.7 45.8 - 59.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 744 52,326 71.1 67.1 - 75.2
On Medicaid 405 21,070 49.9 43.6 - 56.3

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.