Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2007

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,066 77,095 66.9 63.2 - 70.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 743 56,393 72.0 67.8 - 76.1
Non-Hispanic Black 105 6,269 51.3 37.2 - 65.4
Non-Hispanic Other 67 4,305 66.1 51.8 - 80.4
Hispanic 151 10,129 55.8 45.7 - 65.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 71 6,651 58.2 43.2 - 73.2
20-24 years old 188 10,596 49.9 40.8 - 59.1
25-34 years old 585 43,914 72.2 67.6 - 76.8
35 years old or more 222 15,935 73.1 65.6 - 80.7
Education
Less than high school 163 11,854 57.2 47.2 - 67.2
High school graduate 222 14,991 58.4 49.9 - 66.8
More than high school 675 49,828 72.8 68.5 - 77.2
Marital Status
Married 695 50,345 73.0 68.8 - 77.3
Not Married 371 26,751 57.7 51.2 - 64.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 686 50,927 72.4 68.0 - 76.8
On Medicaid 380 26,169 58.2 51.8 - 64.7

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.