Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,355 152,776 70.0 67.6 - 72.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,063 85,549 80.2 77.3 - 83.2
Non-Hispanic Black 400 17,521 56.2 49.3 - 63.0
Non-Hispanic Other 330 19,044 66.7 60.3 - 73.1
Hispanic 562 30,662 58.9 53.8 - 64.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 115 7,629 54.8 43.2 - 66.4
20-24 years old 403 27,079 65.3 59.6 - 71.1
25-34 years old 1,301 85,292 72.0 69.0 - 75.0
35 years old or more 536 32,775 73.6 68.8 - 78.4
Education
Less than high school 405 26,069 61.2 55.1 - 67.3
High school graduate 482 28,445 63.4 58.0 - 68.9
More than high school 1,463 97,622 74.9 72.2 - 77.7
Marital Status
Married 1,438 99,640 75.9 73.1 - 78.6
Not Married 917 53,135 61.0 57.0 - 65.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,247 86,105 75.6 72.6 - 78.6
On Medicaid 1,108 66,671 63.8 60.2 - 67.4

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.