Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,304 148,645 67.6 65.2 - 70.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,000 81,602 76.0 72.7 - 79.3
Non-Hispanic Black 410 19,396 56.4 50.0 - 62.9
Non-Hispanic Other 292 16,253 72.1 65.5 - 78.7
Hispanic 602 31,393 56.5 51.6 - 61.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 136 9,093 56.5 45.2 - 67.8
20-24 years old 382 25,190 63.3 57.2 - 69.4
25-34 years old 1,292 84,563 69.0 65.9 - 72.1
35 years old or more 494 29,799 72.1 67.2 - 77.1
Education
Less than high school 441 24,641 58.3 52.1 - 64.5
High school graduate 494 29,037 58.7 53.4 - 64.1
More than high school 1,365 94,523 74.0 71.2 - 76.9
Marital Status
Married 1,355 91,803 73.0 70.1 - 75.9
Not Married 949 56,842 60.4 56.4 - 64.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,158 82,598 75.6 72.5 - 78.7
On Medicaid 1,145 65,902 59.7 56.1 - 63.3

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.