Rhode Island


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Location: Rhode Island
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Topic: Infants put to sleep on back by race/ethnicity
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Format: PRAMS Graph
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Infants put to sleep on back by race/ethnicity: Rhode Island, 2011

Note: Vertical lines in graph represent 95% confidence intervals.
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• In Rhode Island in 2011, 62.4% of Hispanic mothers reported most often laying her baby on his or her back to sleep, compared to 85.4% of white mothers, 65.6% of black mothers and 74.3% of other race/ethnicity mothers. 

Healthy people 2020

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

Footnotes

  • All race categories exclude Hispanics.
  • Sleep position: mother reported most often laying baby on back to sleep.
  • Other include races/ethnicities other than Hispanic, white or black.
  • For more information about the availability of PRAMS data by state and year, refer to the Calculations page.

Source

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System.
  • Retrieved October 22, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.