Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,349 70,218 64.3 61.2 - 67.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 380 25,258 77.1 72.2 - 82.1
Non-Hispanic Black 304 12,558 58.0 50.5 - 65.5
Non-Hispanic Other 237 12,175 64.2 56.7 - 71.8
Hispanic 428 20,227 56.5 50.8 - 62.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 57 2,714 47.1 29.7 - 64.5
20-24 years old 225 11,792 58.4 50.8 - 66.1
25-34 years old 739 39,301 65.6 61.4 - 69.8
35 years old or more 328 16,410 70.5 64.3 - 76.8
Education
Less than high school 253 12,477 55.6 48.1 - 63.1
High school graduate 289 13,453 57.5 50.4 - 64.6
More than high school 805 44,141 69.9 66.0 - 73.8
Marital Status
Married 801 44,805 70.4 66.5 - 74.3
Not Married 548 25,412 55.8 50.7 - 61.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 630 34,752 70.6 66.2 - 75.1
On Medicaid 719 35,466 59.2 54.8 - 63.6

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.