Co-sleeping with infant

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,277 30,680 29.7 26.7 - 32.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 348 6,167 19.2 14.5 - 24.0
Non-Hispanic Black 264 6,388 34.8 27.3 - 42.3
Non-Hispanic Other 222 9,014 51.3 43.3 - 59.4
Hispanic 443 9,112 25.9 20.9 - 30.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 57 921 28.0 12.0 - 44.0
20-24 years old 223 5,020 26.9 19.9 - 33.8
25-34 years old 686 18,061 31.4 27.2 - 35.5
35 years old or more 311 6,678 28.2 22.0 - 34.4
Education
Less than high school 252 5,976 31.9 24.7 - 39.1
High school graduate 297 6,295 26.9 20.7 - 33.0
More than high school 727 18,394 30.1 26.2 - 34.1
Marital Status
Married 742 17,669 28.8 25.0 - 32.7
Not Married 535 13,011 31.0 26.2 - 35.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 664 16,024 29.5 25.4 - 33.7
On Medicaid 612 14,656 30.0 25.5 - 34.5

This report excludes respondents whose baby has died or is not living with them.

Note: The question on co-sleeping changed in 2012, therefore co-sleeping will only be presented from 2012 forward.

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.