Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,006 82,558 75.6 72.1 - 79.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 683 60,291 81.6 78.0 - 85.2
Non-Hispanic Black 96 4,964 52.0 37.4 - 66.6
Non-Hispanic Other 93 6,869 71.6 59.7 - 83.6
Hispanic 134 10,435 64.3 53.9 - 74.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 58 4,915 60.3 44.9 - 75.6
20-24 years old 178 15,286 71.9 63.4 - 80.3
25-34 years old 562 45,991 78.6 74.2 - 83.0
35 years old or more 208 16,365 76.9 69.6 - 84.2
Education
Less than high school 152 13,592 67.5 57.8 - 77.1
High school graduate 193 14,992 69.9 61.6 - 78.3
More than high school 658 53,481 79.6 75.7 - 83.5
Marital Status
Married 637 54,835 81.0 77.1 - 84.8
Not Married 369 27,723 66.7 60.4 - 73.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 617 51,353 79.4 75.4 - 83.5
On Medicaid 389 31,205 70.0 64.0 - 75.9

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.