Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,029 135,138 66.4 63.9 - 69.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 996 80,427 77.1 74.0 - 80.3
Non-Hispanic Black 333 13,144 47.5 39.8 - 55.1
Non-Hispanic Other 229 14,937 65.9 58.3 - 73.6
Hispanic 471 26,630 54.5 49.0 - 60.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 93 5,010 49.3 36.6 - 61.9
20-24 years old 386 23,459 60.8 54.5 - 67.0
25-34 years old 1,103 73,637 65.6 62.2 - 69.1
35 years old or more 447 33,032 77.8 73.1 - 82.4
Education
Less than high school 337 18,931 52.4 45.7 - 59.1
High school graduate 457 26,228 55.2 49.4 - 60.9
More than high school 1,227 89,367 75.1 72.2 - 78.1
Marital Status
Married 1,228 90,323 72.7 69.7 - 75.8
Not Married 801 44,815 56.6 52.2 - 60.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,114 82,506 74.2 71.0 - 77.3
On Medicaid 915 52,632 57.1 53.0 - 61.2

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.