Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,400 77,356 72.3 68.3 - 76.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 709 55,691 78.2 73.9 - 82.5
Non-Hispanic Black 258 4,916 49.0 31.1 - 66.9
Non-Hispanic Other 100 4,365 58.6 42.3 - 74.9
Hispanic 333 12,385 67.6 58.1 - 77.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 541 5,271 63.8 49.6 - 77.9
20-24 years old 144 12,036 65.7 55.6 - 75.9
25-34 years old 505 42,171 73.5 68.1 - 79.0
35 years old or more 210 17,878 77.5 69.5 - 85.4
Education
Less than high school 415 11,943 59.0 48.2 - 69.8
High school graduate 299 14,216 69.3 59.8 - 78.7
More than high school 680 50,556 77.1 72.6 - 81.6
Marital Status
Married 596 47,975 78.1 73.5 - 82.7
Not Married 804 29,382 64.5 57.7 - 71.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 662 48,983 78.9 74.3 - 83.5
On Medicaid 738 28,373 63.1 56.4 - 69.9

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.