Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,500 144,961 63.0 60.6 - 65.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,165 87,467 73.3 70.2 - 76.5
Non-Hispanic Black 494 15,859 43.9 37.7 - 50.1
Non-Hispanic Other 222 11,954 68.0 59.9 - 76.0
Hispanic 619 29,681 52.1 47.1 - 57.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 164 8,505 52.4 41.6 - 63.3
20-24 years old 498 28,067 55.8 50.2 - 61.4
25-34 years old 1,297 75,775 63.9 60.7 - 67.2
35 years old or more 541 32,613 72.5 67.8 - 77.2
Education
Less than high school 418 25,507 55.7 49.4 - 61.9
High school graduate 669 32,459 52.8 48.0 - 57.6
More than high school 1,400 86,568 71.4 68.5 - 74.4
Marital Status
Married 1,507 96,539 69.6 66.7 - 72.5
Not Married 993 48,422 53.0 48.9 - 57.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,350 87,527 72.2 69.2 - 75.2
On Medicaid 1,148 57,322 52.7 49.0 - 56.5

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.