Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,435 66,078 57.9 54.7 - 61.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 379 24,671 70.4 64.9 - 75.9
Non-Hispanic Black 395 12,184 45.6 39.0 - 52.2
Non-Hispanic Other 172 8,792 66.6 57.5 - 75.6
Hispanic 489 20,432 52.1 46.8 - 57.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 92 3,523 46.6 33.2 - 60.0
20-24 years old 296 13,127 52.2 45.2 - 59.3
25-34 years old 734 34,446 57.6 53.3 - 62.0
35 years old or more 313 14,983 69.0 62.5 - 75.5
Education
Less than high school 264 12,772 53.9 46.3 - 61.5
High school graduate 437 16,254 46.4 40.5 - 52.2
More than high school 729 37,020 67.3 63.1 - 71.4
Marital Status
Married 799 40,957 64.4 60.3 - 68.5
Not Married 636 25,121 49.7 44.8 - 54.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 654 32,518 65.7 61.2 - 70.2
On Medicaid 780 33,449 51.8 47.5 - 56.2

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.