Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,441 69,466 63.8 60.7 - 66.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 419 26,256 75.0 70.1 - 79.9
Non-Hispanic Black 300 9,833 47.3 39.7 - 54.9
Non-Hispanic Other 254 15,114 75.8 69.3 - 82.2
Hispanic 468 18,263 55.1 49.5 - 60.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 68 2,290 49.9 35.0 - 64.8
20-24 years old 261 10,997 50.0 42.7 - 57.3
25-34 years old 738 37,981 66.9 62.8 - 71.1
35 years old or more 374 18,197 71.3 65.4 - 77.2
Education
Less than high school 294 11,614 51.6 44.5 - 58.8
High school graduate 304 13,622 58.6 51.7 - 65.6
More than high school 843 44,231 70.1 66.2 - 73.9
Marital Status
Married 834 45,261 71.5 67.7 - 75.2
Not Married 607 24,206 53.2 48.1 - 58.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 729 37,735 68.5 64.3 - 72.7
On Medicaid 712 31,731 59.0 54.5 - 63.5

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

Note: NYS (excluding NYC) data are not available prior to 2009

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.