Infants placed on back to sleep

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,481 135,686 63.9 61.3 - 66.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 988 74,404 71.8 68.2 - 75.3
Non-Hispanic Black 489 14,160 46.3 39.2 - 53.5
Non-Hispanic Other 317 17,532 70.9 64.4 - 77.3
Hispanic 687 29,590 55.3 50.2 - 60.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 409 5,126 58.5 47.2 - 69.7
20-24 years old 384 21,206 52.1 45.6 - 58.5
25-34 years old 1,171 76,324 65.3 61.9 - 68.8
35 years old or more 517 33,030 71.5 66.5 - 76.6
Education
Less than high school 577 19,769 54.8 48.3 - 61.2
High school graduate 568 27,425 55.3 49.6 - 61.1
More than high school 1,330 88,492 69.9 66.8 - 73.1
Marital Status
Married 1,303 89,496 71.0 68.0 - 74.0
Not Married 1,178 46,190 53.4 49.1 - 57.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,258 82,256 70.5 67.2 - 73.7
On Medicaid 1,222 53,307 55.7 51.7 - 59.8

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.