Rhode Island

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Location: Rhode Island
Topic: Infants put to sleep on back by maternal age
Format: PRAMS Graph
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Infants put to sleep on back by maternal age: Rhode Island, 2011

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals.
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• In Rhode Island in 2011, 66.6% of mothers under age 20 reported most often laying her baby on his or her back to sleep, compared to 71.2% of women ages 20-24, 80.2% of women ages 25-34 and 85.7% of women ages 35 and older. 

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.
  • 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 October 23, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.