Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2007

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,403 68,081 57.9 54.5 - 61.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 376 22,806 63.9 57.9 - 69.9
Non-Hispanic Black 374 13,087 46.1 39.1 - 53.0
Non-Hispanic Other 172 10,226 67.1 57.8 - 76.3
Hispanic 481 21,961 57.3 51.8 - 62.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 88 4,416 54.9 41.7 - 68.2
20-24 years old 299 12,049 43.7 36.6 - 50.9
25-34 years old 706 36,119 59.5 55.0 - 64.1
35 years old or more 310 15,497 72.4 65.9 - 78.9
Education
Less than high school 273 12,458 51.7 44.0 - 59.3
High school graduate 412 18,969 50.5 44.3 - 56.8
More than high school 715 36,269 65.4 61.1 - 69.7
Marital Status
Married 761 40,602 63.9 59.6 - 68.2
Not Married 642 27,479 50.8 45.7 - 55.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 628 33,882 67.4 62.8 - 72.0
On Medicaid 775 34,199 50.7 46.2 - 55.3

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.