Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2007

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,469 145,176 62.3 59.8 - 64.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,119 79,199 69.4 66.0 - 72.8
Non-Hispanic Black 479 19,356 47.6 41.2 - 54.1
Non-Hispanic Other 239 14,532 66.8 59.0 - 74.5
Hispanic 632 32,090 56.8 51.9 - 61.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 159 11,067 56.8 46.5 - 67.2
20-24 years old 487 22,645 46.4 40.8 - 52.1
25-34 years old 1,291 80,033 65.9 62.6 - 69.1
35 years old or more 532 31,432 72.8 67.8 - 77.8
Education
Less than high school 436 24,312 54.2 48.0 - 60.4
High school graduate 634 33,960 53.7 48.6 - 58.8
More than high school 1,390 86,097 69.5 66.4 - 72.6
Marital Status
Married 1,456 90,947 68.6 65.6 - 71.7
Not Married 1,013 54,229 54.0 49.9 - 58.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,314 84,809 70.3 67.1 - 73.5
On Medicaid 1,155 60,367 53.7 50.0 - 57.5

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.