Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,315 62,376 58.8 55.6 - 62.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 356 21,288 64.6 58.8 - 70.3
Non-Hispanic Black 278 10,530 54.4 46.7 - 62.1
Non-Hispanic Other 227 12,133 68.1 60.7 - 75.5
Hispanic 454 18,425 51.3 45.7 - 56.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 60 1,275 35.5 18.6 - 52.4
20-24 years old 225 8,497 45.1 37.2 - 52.9
25-34 years old 704 35,846 60.7 56.4 - 65.0
35 years old or more 326 16,759 68.2 61.9 - 74.5
Education
Less than high school 260 8,868 45.9 38.3 - 53.5
High school graduate 303 11,771 49.3 42.4 - 56.3
More than high school 751 41,737 66.4 62.4 - 70.4
Marital Status
Married 767 41,622 65.9 61.9 - 69.9
Not Married 548 20,754 48.4 43.2 - 53.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 679 36,640 66.2 61.9 - 70.5
On Medicaid 635 25,614 50.6 45.8 - 55.4

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.