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Location: Arkansas
Topic: Infants put to sleep on back by income
Format: PRAMS Graph
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Infants put to sleep on back by income: Arkansas, 2011

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals.
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• In Arkansas in 2011, 58.1% of women in households with an annual income of less than $10,000 reported most often laying her baby on his or her back to sleep, compared to 65.1% among $10,000-$24,999, 73.2% in $25,000-$49,999 and 75.4% in $50,000 and over. 

Healthy people 2020

  • Infants placed on back to sleep: increase to 75.9% of infants.


  • Sleep position: mother reported most often laying baby on back to sleep.
  • Due to methodological changes, data by income are only available beginning in 2004.
  • For more information about the availability of PRAMS data by state and year, refer to the Calculations page.


  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System.
  • Retrieved May 30, 2020, from