Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 960 79,614 71.6 67.8 - 75.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 659 58,446 75.6 71.4 - 79.8
Non-Hispanic Black 93 4,609 44.8 30.9 - 58.7
Non-Hispanic Other 65 4,123 77.4 63.1 - 91.6
Hispanic 143 12,436 67.9 58.0 - 77.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 74 5,250 54.2 39.3 - 69.1
20-24 years old 148 13,549 65.3 55.8 - 74.7
25-34 years old 548 47,399 75.3 70.7 - 80.0
35 years old or more 190 13,416 74.9 66.3 - 83.5
Education
Less than high school 151 10,157 54.9 44.3 - 65.5
High school graduate 189 16,495 67.1 58.3 - 75.9
More than high school 614 52,905 78.2 74.1 - 82.3
Marital Status
Married 622 53,397 75.5 71.2 - 79.9
Not Married 338 26,217 64.6 57.8 - 71.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 604 53,093 77.5 73.2 - 81.7
On Medicaid 356 26,521 62.1 55.4 - 68.7

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.