Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,066 83,268 73.4 70.1 - 76.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 743 62,359 77.9 74.3 - 81.5
Non-Hispanic Black 103 4,909 48.9 34.4 - 63.3
Non-Hispanic Other 69 5,942 85.2 74.5 - 95.8
Hispanic 151 10,058 61.6 51.8 - 71.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 47 2,799 54.0 35.5 - 72.5
20-24 years old 198 14,215 70.5 61.9 - 79.0
25-34 years old 595 47,055 72.2 67.8 - 76.7
35 years old or more 226 19,199 83.7 77.9 - 89.5
Education
Less than high school 130 9,761 64.3 53.6 - 75.1
High school graduate 229 14,264 57.4 49.1 - 65.7
More than high school 702 58,990 80.9 77.4 - 84.4
Marital Status
Married 703 58,516 77.2 73.4 - 81.0
Not Married 363 24,753 65.7 59.3 - 72.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 675 56,408 77.8 74.1 - 81.6
On Medicaid 391 26,861 65.6 59.3 - 71.8

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.