Breastfeeding eight weeks or more

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State by Region, 2000-2012

Breastfeeding eight weeks or more
Year2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
New York State
Percent 51.8 53.6 57.1 57.7 57.1 59.0 60.5 61.3 61.8
95% C.I. 48.9-54.7 50.9-56.2 54.7-59.6 55.2-60.2 54.5-59.8 56.5-61.5 58.1-63.0 58.9-63.8 59.3-64.3
New York State excluding New York City
Percent 47.8 44.6 48.9 47.5 47.5 50.8 53.2 51.8 51.7 52.4 55.0 56.8 56.7
95% C.I. 44.2-51.3 41.1-48.0 45.3-52.5 43.9-51.0 43.7-51.3 47.1-54.4 49.5-57.0 48.0-55.6 48.0-55.4 48.5-56.4 51.1-58.8 52.9-60.6 52.6-60.9
New York City
Percent 60.3 57.7 61.0 63.4 63.8 65.4 66.0 65.7 66.7
95% C.I. 56.0-64.6 53.9-61.5 57.9-64.1 60.2-66.5 60.1-67.5 62.3-68.5 62.9-69.1 62.7-68.8 63.8-69.6

This report excludes respondents whose baby has died or is not living with them.

Note: NYC data are not available prior to 2004

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