MICH-20 Increase the proportion of infants who are put to sleep on their backs

National Data Source
California's Maternal and Infant Health Assessment (MIHA); California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (CDC/NCCDPHP)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
69.0 (2007)
Target
75.9
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
The number of infants who are put down to sleep on their backs
Denominator
Number of women with a recent live birth
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2007 Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System:

[NUMERATOR:]

How do you most often lay your baby down to sleep now? Check one answer.

  • (__) On his/her side
  • (__) On his/her back
  • (__) On his/her stomach

From the 2007 Maternal and Infant Health Assessment:

[NUMERATOR:]

How do you put your new baby down to sleep most of the time? Check only one answer.

  • (__) On his/her side
  • (__) On his/her back
  • (__) On his/her stomach
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective

Comments

Methodology Notes

The following PRAMS states were included in preparing the estimate: AK, AR, CO, DE, GA, HI, IL, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NJ, NC, NY, NYC, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, UT, VT, WA, WV, WI, and WY. These data were combined with data from the California's Maternal and Infant Health Assessment to produce the displayed estimate.

Health Insurance status data reflect prepregnancy insurance coverage of mother.