Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,354 70,349 63.4 60.2 - 66.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 348 21,851 74.4 69.0 - 79.8
Non-Hispanic Black 320 14,289 58.2 51.0 - 65.5
Non-Hispanic Other 227 12,822 70.9 63.6 - 78.2
Hispanic 459 21,387 54.8 49.2 - 60.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 78 5,022 57.7 42.7 - 72.7
20-24 years old 221 11,382 60.3 52.7 - 68.0
25-34 years old 736 37,925 63.0 58.8 - 67.2
35 years old or more 319 16,021 68.8 62.4 - 75.2
Education
Less than high school 317 15,158 59.2 52.3 - 66.1
High school graduate 293 13,256 51.6 44.6 - 58.6
More than high school 741 41,793 70.1 66.0 - 74.2
Marital Status
Married 759 41,557 67.6 63.5 - 71.6
Not Married 595 28,793 58.1 53.0 - 63.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 583 32,687 71.8 67.2 - 76.3
On Medicaid 770 37,517 57.4 53.1 - 61.7

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.