Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,327 69,224 60.9 57.6 - 64.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 346 20,137 66.7 60.6 - 72.8
Non-Hispanic Black 305 12,988 55.7 48.4 - 63.0
Non-Hispanic Other 214 12,009 65.2 57.3 - 73.0
Hispanic 462 24,091 57.8 52.3 - 63.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 73 2,760 38.8 25.4 - 52.2
20-24 years old 251 13,551 55.8 48.5 - 63.2
25-34 years old 698 38,231 64.1 59.6 - 68.5
35 years old or more 305 14,682 65.0 58.1 - 72.0
Education
Less than high school 266 14,316 55.0 47.7 - 62.4
High school graduate 318 14,941 51.6 44.9 - 58.2
More than high school 741 39,765 68.0 63.8 - 72.3
Marital Status
Married 725 41,021 65.7 61.4 - 69.9
Not Married 602 28,203 55.1 50.1 - 60.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 627 35,993 68.9 64.4 - 73.5
On Medicaid 699 33,215 54.1 49.5 - 58.7

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.