Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,287 148,838 66.2 63.7 - 68.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,005 78,583 73.1 69.6 - 76.5
Non-Hispanic Black 398 17,597 52.3 45.7 - 59.0
Non-Hispanic Other 279 16,132 67.9 61.0 - 74.8
Hispanic 605 36,527 60.9 56.0 - 65.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 147 8,010 47.7 37.3 - 58.0
20-24 years old 399 27,101 60.2 54.3 - 66.1
25-34 years old 1,246 85,629 69.9 66.7 - 73.1
35 years old or more 495 28,098 69.4 64.0 - 74.8
Education
Less than high school 417 24,473 55.0 48.9 - 61.1
High school graduate 507 31,436 58.7 53.2 - 64.1
More than high school 1,355 92,670 73.5 70.5 - 76.4
Marital Status
Married 1,347 94,418 70.9 67.9 - 74.0
Not Married 940 54,420 59.3 55.2 - 63.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,231 89,086 73.8 70.7 - 76.9
On Medicaid 1,055 59,736 57.4 53.5 - 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.