Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 963 51,869 57.6 53.7 - 61.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 253 18,068 74.6 68.2 - 81.0
Non-Hispanic Black 230 8,235 46.7 38.0 - 55.4
Non-Hispanic Other 160 8,994 57.4 47.8 - 67.0
Hispanic 320 16,572 51.0 44.4 - 57.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 46 2,211 44.4 27.3 - 61.5
20-24 years old 188 9,244 50.2 41.4 - 59.0
25-34 years old 508 26,582 56.5 51.1 - 61.9
35 years old or more 221 13,832 70.7 63.3 - 78.2
Education
Less than high school 207 9,170 43.7 35.4 - 52.0
High school graduate 228 11,964 52.7 44.7 - 60.7
More than high school 525 30,377 66.1 61.0 - 71.1
Marital Status
Married 525 31,807 65.7 60.6 - 70.7
Not Married 438 20,062 48.2 42.4 - 54.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 439 26,098 67.3 61.8 - 72.7
On Medicaid 524 25,771 50.3 45.0 - 55.6

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.