Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,065 78,883 68.1 64.4 - 71.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 786 62,796 74.5 70.7 - 78.4
Non-Hispanic Black 99 3,675 38.9 24.5 - 53.4
Non-Hispanic Other 50 3,162 72.2 54.9 - 89.5
Hispanic 130 9,249 52.0 41.3 - 62.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 72 4,983 57.5 41.0 - 74.0
20-24 years old 202 14,940 59.4 50.7 - 68.1
25-34 years old 563 41,329 70.3 65.5 - 75.2
35 years old or more 228 17,631 75.8 68.9 - 82.6
Education
Less than high school 154 12,736 57.6 47.4 - 67.7
High school graduate 232 16,205 61.2 53.3 - 69.2
More than high school 671 49,548 74.9 70.8 - 79.1
Marital Status
Married 708 55,581 74.1 70.0 - 78.1
Not Married 357 23,301 57.1 50.2 - 64.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 696 55,009 76.8 72.8 - 80.7
On Medicaid 368 23,874 54.1 47.4 - 60.7

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.