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New Mexico


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Location: New Mexico
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Topic: Infants put to sleep on back by race/ethnicity
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Infants put to sleep on back by race/ethnicity: New Mexico, 2017

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals. Certain categories are not shown due to small numbers or missing data.
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• In New Mexico in 2017, 71.8% of Hispanic mothers reported most often laying her baby on his or her back to sleep, compared to 80.4% of white mothers and 71.6% of black mothers. 

Healthy people 2030

  • Infants placed on back to sleep: increase to 88.9% of infants.

Footnotes

  • Sleep position: mother reported most often laying baby on back to sleep.
  • For more information about the availability of PRAMS data by state and year, refer to the Calculations page.
  • White and Black race categories do not include Hispanic ethnicity.

Source

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System.
  • Retrieved May 11, 2021, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.