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

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

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): 
68.9 (2007)
Target: 
75.8
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

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective: 
Adapted from HP2010 objective
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
Data Collection Frequency: 
Annual
Methodology Notes: 

    Data from participating PRAMS states (28 states and New York City in 2007) were combined with data from the California's Maternal and Infant Health Assessment (MIHA) to produce the displayed estimate.

    Health Insurance status data reflect prepregnancy insurance coverage of mother.

Trend Issues: 
The 2007 estimate is based on data from CA plus the following PRAMS states: 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.
Changes Between HP2010 and HP2020: 
This objective differs from Healthy People 2010 objective 16-13 in that the data source for objective 16-13 was the National Infant Sleep Study, NIH, NICHD, an annual telephone survey of approximately 1,000 parents of infants. Data for this objective come from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System and the California Maternal and Infant Health Assessment.