Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,841 146,823 68.0 65.5 - 70.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,128 81,946 77.2 73.9 - 80.4
Non-Hispanic Black 558 14,749 47.9 40.1 - 55.6
Non-Hispanic Other 354 19,479 71.1 64.6 - 77.7
Hispanic 801 30,648 59.6 54.6 - 64.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 609 7,562 58.8 48.3 - 69.4
20-24 years old 405 23,034 57.1 51.0 - 63.3
25-34 years old 1,243 80,152 70.3 66.8 - 73.7
35 years old or more 584 36,075 74.2 69.3 - 79.1
Education
Less than high school 709 23,557 55.1 48.8 - 61.5
High school graduate 603 27,838 63.6 57.8 - 69.4
More than high school 1,523 94,786 73.6 70.7 - 76.6
Marital Status
Married 1,430 93,235 74.7 71.8 - 77.7
Not Married 1,411 53,587 58.8 54.6 - 63.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,391 86,718 74.0 70.9 - 77.2
On Medicaid 1,450 60,104 60.9 57.0 - 64.8

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.